[Haskell-cafe] Problem with Gtk2hs

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Mon Dec 10 08:36:45 EST 2007

Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-12-10 at 10:40 +0000, Andrew Coppin wrote:
>> What do I need to compile the darcs version? Just GHC? Or do I need the 
>> GTK+ header files? (Remember, I'm on Windows here.)
> Ah, that's a bit harder. It's not for the feint of heart.
> I've not updated the instructions in a while. The old ones are here:
> http://haskell.org/gtk2hs/archives/2005/06/24/building-from-source-on-windows/
> but we now use the official Gtk+ windows binaries and headers rather
> than the ones from http://gladewin32.sourceforge.net/
> Our new header bundles are here: http://haskell.org/gtk2hs/win32/
> and scripts are here: http://darcs.haskell.org/gtk2hs/tools/win32/
> You'd want the win32-build-* ones.
> You also need mingw of course. I would not recommend starting from darcs
> but from a tarball and then copying over the two changed files from
> darcs. The reason for that is that trying to get autoconf and automake
> working on windows is more trouble than it's worth (I've never done it)
> where as the tarball contains pre-generated autoconf/automake stuff.
> Duncan

Uh... or maybe I could just wait until the next binary release. :-}

*runs away*

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