[Haskell-cafe] Re: [C2hs] anyone interested in developing a Language.C library?

Manuel M T Chakravarty chak at cse.unsw.edu.au
Fri Apr 20 06:31:28 EDT 2007

Duncan Coutts wrote:
> If anyone is interested in developing a Language.C library, I've just
> completed a full C parser which we're using in c2hs.
> It covers all of C99 and all of the GNU C extensions that I have found
> used in practise, including the __attribute__ annotations. It can
> successfully parse the whole Linux kernel and all of the C files in all
> the system packages on my Gentoo installation.

Great work!

Using this as a basis for a Language.C would be a really worthwile project.

> Licensing:
> It's not 100% clear. At the moment it's marked as GPL, but it's derived
> from several sources so we need to be careful about that. Personally I'm
> happy to use LGPL. It derives from c2hs obviously, which is GPL, though

As far as I am concerned, LGPL is fine.


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