[Haskell-cafe] Haskell and Java

Neil Bartlett njbartlett at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 13:18:49 EDT 2008


Due to the commercial environment I work in, there's really no chance
of me using Haskell at work unless it runs under JVM or CLR. Brian,
consider yourself nagged! And if there's anywhere you need some help,
please yell.


On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 8:44 AM, John Goerzen <jgoerzen at complete.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 05:35:20PM -0400, Brian Alliet wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 02:12:00PM +0200, Marc Weber wrote:
>> > There used to be.
>> > http://www.cs.rit.edu/~bja8464/lambdavm/
>> > (Last darcs change log entry:
>> > Sun Oct 21 03:05:20 CEST 2007  Brian Alliet <bja8464 at cs.rit.edu>
>> >   * fix build for hsjava change
>> > )
>> Sorry about this. I hit a critical mass of darcs conflicts (I look
>> forward to giving git a try) around the same time I got really busy at
>> work. I've been meaning to get back into it (and update it to GHC HEAD)
>> but I haven't received sufficient nagging yet. Please yell if you're
>> interested in LambdaVM. At the very least I should be able to help get
>> whatever is in darcs compiling.
> I for one would welcome the ability to compile Haskell programs into
> Java bytecode.  One issue I have right now is the ability to get my
> code into the hands of a wide audience, since the Haskell toolchain is
> not widely installed by default.  That and I tend to use a ton of
> Haskell modules, and there isn't a "just install all the deps" in ghc
> yet ;-)
> -- John
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