[Haskell-cafe] Freeglut

Henk-Jan van Tuyl hjgtuyl at chello.nl
Tue Jan 4 10:24:00 CET 2011

On Tue, 04 Jan 2011 00:21:11 +0100, Eric <eric at mathmeth.com> wrote:

>   Hi all,
> I would like to use freeglut instead of GLUT for my Haskell OpenGL  
> program, but when I place the freeglut dll in the program's directory  
> and try to run the program on Windows XP, I get the following error  
> message:
> user error (unknown GLUT call glutSetOption, check for freeglut)
> Can anyone help?
> Eric M.

I searched for the error message and found the solution at page:

Before this blog was written, I had the same problem; I received the  
following answer from Peter Verswyvelen:
> But when building GLFW, make sure that the GHC gcc-libdirectory comes  
> *before* the MinGW/Cygwin directory inyour PATH environment variable,  
> since when linking,the LD.EXE bundled with GHC *must* be used.

Henk-Jan van Tuyl


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