[Haskell-cafe] SDL program under MinGW
skynare at gmail.com
Sat Dec 6 17:05:12 EST 2008
I am using Windows Vista.
I installed the following:
- ghc 6.8.3 (using official Windows binary installer)
- MinGW (from http://nuwen.net/mingw.html)
- SDL binding (from
I am trying to compile the following program:
module Main where
import qualified Graphics.UI.SDL as SDL
main = do
I get the following error:
C:\Users\client\code\sandbox>ghc --make Example.hs
Linking Example.exe ...
undefined reference to `SDL_main'
According to SDL faq
should use "int main(int argc, char *argv)", not "int main()" nor
Can anyone compile the above snippet on windows machine?
I am using SDL library that is shipped with MinGW distribution that I'm using.
I also recompiled SDL haskell binding with official SDL windows binary
(http://www.libsdl.org/release/SDL-devel-1.2.13-mingw32.tar.gz). But I
get the same undefined reference to SDL_main linker error.
Do I need to have specific main IO action so that SDL would work in Haskell?
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