[Haskell-cafe] Help from C libraries experts
dons at galois.com
Wed Apr 29 16:08:17 EDT 2009
> > Hi,
> > Do you understand very well a C library and would like Haskell
> > to have a binding for it?
> > I've been working on this package:
> > http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/bindings
> > My goal is to have a place where one can find reliable and
> > comprehensive low-level bindings to foreign libraries, so that
> > writing higher level bindings becomes an easier task.
> > If you are willing to help me with questions about your favorite
> > C library, like compile options I should be carefull about or
> > differences I may find between systems, I'll be glad to write
> > a low level binding to it.
> I think "bindings" is an unfortunate choice of name for this package, as
> it doesn't tell us anything about what it contains.
> Looking at the code, I see:
> * Bindings
> o Bindings.Sqlite3
> o Bindings.StandardC
> o Bindings.Utilities
> Which would traditionally be placed under, say,
> and perhaps:
> but they'd be in separate packages.
For example, the StandardC module would seem to duplicate the 'cmath'
While the Sqlite3 module duplicates:
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