[Haskell-cafe] Calling Haskell from other languages?

Colin Paul Adams colin at colina.demon.co.uk
Tue Nov 11 15:07:55 EST 2008

>>>>> "John" == John Goerzen <jgoerzen at complete.org> writes:

    >> Read the FFI Report.  It is relatively readable and
    >> comprehensive.  http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~chak/haskell/ffi/
    >> And yes, you will have to use C as an intermediary, though you
    >> may not have to actually write any C.  You simply expose the
    >> Haskell functions in whatever form the other language expects.
    >> You'll almost certainly have to write marshalling code of some
    >> sort.

    John> I often like to look at these situations as an opportunity
    John> to introduce modularity and piping.  Do you really need them
    John> running in the same address space?

Good point.

And thanks everyone for your help. I have enough to go on now.
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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