[Haskell-cafe] Installation of GLFW package

Paul L ninegua at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 11:18:44 EDT 2007

It seems like the GLFW C binaries wasn't included in your GLFW Haskell
module installed. Did you do the last step by running install.bat or
install.sh instead of "runhaskell Setup install"?

Paul Liu

On 10/2/07, Immanuel Normann <i.normann at iu-bremen.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have just read the thread about "installation of GLUT package" started
> at 9/3/2007 by Ronald Guida. Installation of the GLFW package is very
> much related to that. However, I haven't found the solution for
> installing the GLFW successsfully.
> I have downloaded
> http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/hl293/download/GLFW-20070804.zip
> and followed the compile and installation instructions from the
> README.txt file. Actually I haven't noticed any error messages.
> Then I tried SimpleGraphics from SOE (downloaded from
> http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/hl293/download/SOE-20070830.zip)
> with ghci-6.6. Again loading the file did not raise any error.
> But when I tried to start
> main
>   = runGraphics (
>     do w <- openWindow
>               "My First Graphics Program" (300,300)
>        drawInWindow w (text (100,200) "Hello Graphics World")
>        k <- getKey w
>        closeWindow w
>     )
> I got this error message:
> "During interactive linking, GHCi couldn't find the following symbol:
>   GLFWzm0zi1_GraphicsziUIziGLFW_initializze_closure
> This may be due to you not asking GHCi to load extra object files,
> archives or DLLs needed by your current session.  Restart GHCi,
> specifying
> the missing library using the -L/path/to/object/dir and -lmissinglibname
> flags, or simply by naming the relevant files on the GHCi command line.
> Alternatively, this link failure might indicate a bug in GHCi."
> Here I am lost. What is the missing library?
> Regards,
> Immanuel
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