[Haskell-cafe] Haskell and symbolic references

Bayley, Alistair Alistair.Bayley at invesco.com
Fri May 29 11:51:45 EDT 2009

> From: haskell-cafe-bounces at haskell.org 
> [mailto:haskell-cafe-bounces at haskell.org] On Behalf Of 
> Is it possible with Haskell to call a function whose name is contained
> in a String?
> Something like:
> five = call_func "add" [2, 3]
> If not, perhaps this is acheivable using FFI?

Dynamic loading via plugins will do this. It was broken on Windows for
some time; not sure if it works there now.

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