Calling Haskell from Python / C++

Andrew J Bromage
Fri, 15 Nov 2002 09:58:36 +1100

G'day all.

On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 05:17:49PM +0000, Keith Wansbrough wrote:

> You might be able to get away with running the Haskell program as a
> separate process, communicating via pipes.

IMO, this is almost never the right thing to do.  Unless your programs
are really stream processors, or you want to fork a child, wait for it
to finish and use its output, it's almost always better to use a true
RPC or distributed object mechanism rather than trying to simulate it
over pipes.

HaskellDirect for the Win32/COM world has already been mentioned.
There's also this, if you're in the Unix/CORBA world:

Andrew Bromage