[Haskell-cafe] Link error in ALUT "Hello, World"

Nobuhito Mori as_nobu_23564 at hotmail.com
Sat Mar 24 22:56:28 EDT 2007

Thanks for reply. I'll report a bug if there is no new reply in two days.


>From: Stefan O'Rear <stefanor at cox.net>
>To: Nobuhito Mori <as_nobu_23564 at hotmail.com>
>CC: haskell-cafe at haskell.org
>Subject: Re: [Haskell-cafe] Link error in ALUT "Hello, World"
>Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2007 19:43:18 -0700
>On Sun, Mar 25, 2007 at 11:38:56AM +0900, Nobuhito Mori wrote:
> > Hi, I installed OpenAL and ALUT bindings downloaded from
> > http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/archive/pkg-list.html and tried
> > compilation of "HelloWorld.hs" example which I got from
> > http://darcs.haskell.org/packages/ALUT/
> >
> > But it returns errors as follow and I can not get an '.exe' file.
> > Though there are clearly "link errors", I can not understand why it
> > happens. By option "-package ALUT",  libalut.a (which made by pexports 
> >  dlltool because I do not know original "alut.lib" can be used by mingw) 
> > other necessary libraries are automatically linked, I think. What is 
> > of "alutInit at 8"?
> >
> > How can I avoid these errors?
> > My environment is
> > Windows XP SP2, GHC6.6, MinGW/MSYS (so some of mingw tools are 
> > one is GHC's, the other is MinGW's)
>@8 is name mangling, used by the (Windows-specific) calling convention
>for these symbols.  Probably, a convention declaration was omitted in
>ALUT, and not noticed because it would only affect windows.  Report a
>bug (http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/newticket?type=bug).
>Disclaimer: I haven't used windows in four years.

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