[Haskell] Problems compiling hs-plugins

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sun Mar 5 08:01:47 EST 2006

On Sun, 2006-03-05 at 13:35 +0100, Lemmih wrote:
> On 3/5/06, Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> > Hi Ben,
> >
> > Yes, I did what dons recommended and copied the Typeable.h from
> > ghc-6.4.1 to make it compile with ghc-6.5, however in the end I couldn't
> > get all the hIDE plugins to load with hs-plugins anyway (even though
> > they would all load in ghci).
> Why didn't you use the forked vesion? The sole reason I forked
> hs-plugins was to avoid problems with AltData (which is pure evil and
> should be gutted, IMHO).

Actually I did use the forked version (after reading the instructions
properly!) and still couldn't get all the hIDE plugins to load.

You're quite right that the issue with typeable.h was only a problem for
the original version and not for your forked version.


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