[Haskell-cafe] Haskeline, pcre-light, iconv and Cabal on OSX
tom.davie at gmail.com
Sun Feb 1 14:01:08 EST 2009
On 1 Feb 2009, at 19:43, Antoine Latter wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 12:04 PM, Antoine Latter <aslatter at gmail.com>
>> On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 12:01 PM, Thomas Davie <tom.davie at gmail.com>
>>> This is caused by OS X's libiconv being entirely CPP macros, the
>>> FFI has
>>> nothing to get hold of. IIRC there's a ghc bug report open for it.
>> So why does it sometimes work? I can write and compile executables
>> using haskeline, both with 'ghc --make' and 'cabal configure && cabal
>> This sounds like something I can patch haskeline to account for,
> After a bit of digging, I saw this snippet in the .cabal file for the
> iconv package on hackage:
> -- We need to compile via C because on some platforms (notably
> -- iconv is a macro rather than real C function. doh!
> ghc-options: -fvia-C -Wall
> But it looks like the 'iconv' package is broken in the exact same way
> for me - I get the same crazy linker errors.
Yep, darwin is OS X :)
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