[Haskell] Re: H/Direct (HaskellDirect) still maintained?

Andreas Marth Andreas-Haskell at gmx.net
Fri Sep 8 04:22:34 EDT 2006

----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon Marlow" <simonmarhaskell at gmail.com>
To: "Gracjan Polak" <gracjanpolak at gmail.com>
Cc: <haskell at haskell.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2006 5:46 PM
Subject: [Haskell] Re: H/Direct (HaskellDirect) still maintained?


> You might want to look at
>    http://darcs.haskell.org/vshaskell/comlib/
> this is a derivative of the comlib that comes with H/Direct.  It's the one
> using in Visual Haskell for calling COM.  We're doing much of our COM
> interaction manually via comlib now, because we reached the limits of what
> H/Direct was able to cope with in various ways.  Also you should find that
> version of comlib above compiles out of the box with recent GHC versions.
> Cheers,
> Simon

The question then arises what is a recent GHC version. I have ghc-6.4.2
installed and when I do a "runghc Setup.lhs configure" I get lots of unknown
field errors. I guess the comlib depends on a newer version of cabal than

Thanks for the pointer. I'll try to get it running.


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