[Haskell-cafe] Error trying to build haskell-dbus on FreeBSD

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at gmail.com
Sun Feb 2 05:19:48 UTC 2020

Comingling of c and Haskell code of incompatible licenses is way harder to
do by accident than Haskell and Haskell.

Every arms length subsystem volunteers have to maintain is more complexity
to juggle.

Solution : let someone get angry enough that they volunteer to fix it and
encourage them.

If it’s frustrating, help fix it.

On Sat, Feb 1, 2020 at 5:59 PM Ben Franksen <ben.franksen at online.de> wrote:

> Am 01.02.20 um 16:30 schrieb Brandon Allbery:
> > I've been complaining about that for years. Every so often there's
> > discussion of a non-GPLed alternative preprocessor, but the questions
> > apparently become fairly hairy quickly, so the current mess is just
> > accepted. :(
> I find it strangely inconsistent that using cpphs is found to be
> problematic because of its GPL license, while using the equally GPL
> licensed gcc C preprocessor is not. Can anyone shed light on this?
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