[Haskell-cafe] Status of Haskell under OsX

Manuel M T Chakravarty chak at cse.unsw.edu.au
Mon Mar 2 18:39:35 EST 2009

BTW, there is a nice native version of GTK for Mac OS X as a proper  


Unfortunately, it seems rather difficult to build gtk2hs with the GTK+  
framework as the framework doesn't support pkg-config and gtk2hs knows  
nothing about Mac frameworks.  However, GHC has support for  
frameworks; so, it should be possible to get this to work.


Arne Dehli Halvorsen:
> 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:
>>  http://haskell.org/ghc/download_ghc_6_10_1.html#macosxintel
> 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?
> Grateful for assistance,
> Arne D H
>> Manuel

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