[Haskell-cafe] how to link statically with a c lib ?

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Sun Feb 8 11:49:21 EST 2009

> Hi,
> I'm writing bindings for the Tiny C Compiler.
> It seems that tcc provide a libtcc.a but no libtcc.so.
> In my cabal file, I have
>   extra-libraries:     dl, tcc
> but when using the generated haskell module,
> I have the following message :
>thu at jones samples⟩ ghc -e "main" Test.hs
>   <interactive>: <command line>: can't load .so/.DLL for: tcc
> (libtcc.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory)
> How can I generate a module linked statically against libtcc ?

Without a .so you can't load it in ghci, but you can compile it with ghc.

 ghc --make Test.hs

-- Don

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