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

minh thu noteed at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 12:29:32 EST 2009

2009/2/8 Don Stewart <dons at galois.com>:
> noteed:
>> 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

Ok but what should be written in the cabal file ?

I build a .so of libtcc so it works for now.

Before I put it on hackage, maybe I can get a review of it, if
anything is fundamentaly wrong ?
It is located at http://github.com/noteed/tcc/tree/master

Thanks !

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