[Haskell-cafe] Status of Haskell under OsX
leimy2k at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 09:17:36 EST 2009
On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 12:04 AM, Thomas Davie <tom.davie at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27 Feb 2009, at 08:17, Arne Dehli Halvorsen wrote:
> Manuel M T Chakravarty wrote:
>>> I'm planning to purchase a MacBookPro so I'm wondering how well
>>>> Haskell is supported under this platform.
>>> At least two of the regular contributors to GHC work on Macs. That
>>> should ensure that Mac OS X is well supported. Installation is trivial with
>>> the Mac OS X installer package:
> Good advice, but I've generally found the MacPorts version more
> consistantly built – plus, sudo port install ghc is nice and easy :)
Does the MacPort have GMP linked statically or dynamically? I haven't
gotten around to trying to build things with a dynamic libgmp yet... but
it's not fun to have LGPL statically linked stuff if you care about your own
> Hi, following on from this point:
>> How does one get gtk2hs running on a mac?
>> I have a MacBook Pro, and I've had ghc installed for some time now.
>> (first in 6.8.2 (packaged),
>> then 6.10.1 (packaged),
>> then 6.8.2 via macports 1.6
>> then 6.10.1 via macports 1.7)
>> I tried to install gtk2hs via macports, but it didn't work.
>> (0.9.12? on 6.8.2, then on 6.10.1)
>> Is there a recipe one could follow?
>> Can I get the preconditions via macports, and then use cabal to install
>> gtk2hs 0.10?
> For me, this worked:
> sudo port install ghc
> sudo port install gtk2
> sudo port install cairomm
> curl http://downloads.sourceforge.net/gtk2hs/gtk2hs-0.10.0.tar.gz >
> tar xvfz gtk2hs-0.10.0.tar.gz
> normal install stuff here.
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