[Haskell-cafe] foreign import unsupported in GHCi on amd64?
dagda at xtra.co.nz
Tue Feb 14 22:32:56 EST 2006
Just to clarify, now that I've had a chance to try building with ghc itself,
the problem _only_ occurs when interpreting using GHCi.
It builds, and runs, fine with ghc.
On Wednesday 15 February 2006 09:08, Daniel wrote:
> is foreign import expected to work when using GHCi (ghc 6.4.1) on an amd64
> linux platform?
> I'm just (attempting) to play around with some code (Oleg et. al.'s Zipper
> FS) that has the following lines in it:
> ZFS/ZFS.hs:522:foreign import ccall "unistd.h select" c_select
> ZFS/ZFS.hs:573:foreign import ccall "fcntl.h fcntl" fcntl
> and I get:
> Compiling ZFS ( ZFS.hs, interpreted )
> ghc-6.4.1: foreign import is not implemented for GHCi on this platform.
> Ticket 290 ( http://cvs.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/290 ) seems to imply
> the foreign import wrappers work in ghc 6.4.
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