[Haskell-cafe] Installation of GLUT package

Paul L ninegua at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 09:37:56 EDT 2007

On 9/4/07, Sven Panne <sven.panne at aedion.de> wrote:
> But coming to the main point: I can't see a reason why the GLUT package needs
> to be rebuilt, it gets the freeglut-specific API entries dynamically (at
> least, that was the plan ;-). Replacing the original GLUT DLL with the
> freeglut DLL should work. because freeglut *is* a drop-in replacement for the
> old GLUT (modulo support for some obscure input devices). A more detailed
> description of what goes wrong with that simple approach would be helpful...

The detection of freeglut or glut is at compile time by checking if
some function exists. Otherwise it's not able to link. So you'll have
to re-compile the Haskell GLUT package.

Paul Liu

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