[Haskell-cafe] Re: Plugin Problem
Hans van Thiel
hthiel.char at zonnet.nl
Thu Jun 21 07:51:39 EDT 2007
On Thu, 2007-06-21 at 01:49 +0200, Daniel Fischer wrote:
> It half worked in ghci. Only all evals failed. That gave me a lead and after a
> lot of tinkering with the code of plugins-1.0, I found out one major problem.
> As of 6.6, ghc calls all interfaces
> interface main:Modulename
> and so plugins tries to load main_resource_closure instead of
> Modulename_resource_closure. That of course fails.
> Unfortunately, I don't know how to fix it.
> I suppose in contrast to the version from HackageDB, which I got myself on
> monday, the darcs version works with ghc >= 6.6, or I probably would have
> heard about it. So I'll try to get me that, only where?
> And I'm rather annoyed that the stuff from HackageDB tends to be obsolete.
> How could we attract people to Haskell, if the downloaded packages just don't
It would be a nice feature, if authors could remove obsolete packages
from HackageDB as well as add new versions. It would also be helpful to
see download statistics. If something is much in demand, this would
probably be an incentive to update it more often..
Hans van Thiel
> Am Mittwoch, 20. Juni 2007 20:32 schrieb ich:
> > Hi again,
> > I thought, I'd try out the plugins package, cause lambdabot segfaulted
> > while loading plugins (or immediately after).
> > So I wrote a very simpleminded test for eval(_) and unsafeEval(_) from
> > System.Eval.Haskell.
> > Compiled, but:
> > dafis at linux:~/Documents> ghc --make PlugTest
> > [1 of 1] Compiling Main ( PlugTest.hs, PlugTest.o )
> > Linking PlugTest ...
> > dafis at linux:~/Documents> PlugTest
> > PlugTest: /tmp/MectNX2619.o: unknown symbol
> > `pluginszm1zi0_AltDataziDynamic_toDyn_closure'
> > PlugTest: user error (resolvedObjs failed.)
> > What does that tell more knowledgeable persons?
> > Thanks,
> > Daniel
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