[Fwd: Re: [Gtk2hs-devel] Help with build on Alpha]

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at googlemail.com
Sun Oct 18 18:03:02 EDT 2009

On Sun, 2009-10-18 at 16:01 -0200, Marco Túlio Gontijo e Silva wrote:
> Hi.
> I sent a mail to gtk2hs-devel about this bug, and I'm forwarding it's
> response to here.

This limitation might be different now that ghc is using libffi.


> > I don't have a clue about this bug:
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=540879 .  Do you have
> > any idea about what could be causing this?
> (...)
> This is a limitation of ghc. So you should ask the ghc people if they  
> can fix this. Then we could think of a work-around. But the only  
> workaround there is is not to bind functions that are affected by the  
> limitation. That would pretty much rule out all modules in ModelView/  
> which is a rather important part of Gtk2Hs.
> (...)

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