[Haskell-cafe] GLFW/GLFW-b ambiguity
efsubenovex at gmail.com
Thu Dec 12 16:53:57 UTC 2013
GLFW and GLFW-b aren't _meant_ to be used together, though I don't see why
you _couldn't_ use them together. People in the #haskell-game channel on
irc.freenode.net may be able to help you, as well as the package
maintainers. I know Brian Lewis (glfw-b) is pretty fast to respond.
On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 1:55 AM, Vlad Lopatin <madjestic13 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks, Christiaan
> Does it mean that GLFW-b and GLFW (haskell package) are not meant to be
> used together?
> I like some GLFW-b functionality, but I also like to be able to call some
> of GLFW haskell package functions. If I try to import GLFW-b and GLFW at
> the same time - I get the 'ambigous name' error. Is there a recommendation
> for a good coding practice here?
> On 12 December 2013 10:35, Christiaan Baaij <christiaan.baaij at gmail.com>
> The GLFW and GLFW-b package on hackage are _both_ wrappers around the
>> C-library GLFW.
>> So, GLFW-b "extends" the GLFW C-library, _not_ the GLFW haskell package.
>> Hope everything is clear now.
>> -- Christiaan
>> On Dec 12, 2013, at 9:42 AM, Vlad Lopatin <madjestic13 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hey guys,
>> > I am messing with OpenGL and here's the question:
>> > GLFW-b is supposed to be based on GLFW and extend it. How come GLFW-b
>> naming is ambiguous with GLFW? GLFW-b main module is named the same as
>> GLFW (import Graphics.UI.GLFW), making it necessary to hide one of the
>> libraries via ghc-pkg hide, or to use a language extension in order to
>> solve ambiguity. I am tempted to consider it a bug, unless somebody knows
>> a good reason for it to be called a feature.
>> > Am I missing something?
>> > Regards,
>> > Vladimir
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