[Haskell] ANN: MacOSX - A library some Haskell users on OS X
might find useful.
dons at galois.com
Sun Feb 24 14:41:04 EST 2008
Would you like to upload the darcs repo to code.haskell.org?
It seems like a community effort could help improve the OS X support?
> I've been working on integrating haskell code with some Objective-C/C++
> Cocoa Mac OS X applications. Nothing fancy like a Haskell/Cocoa bridge.
> Just trying to get the build process smooth. The default cabal build
> system was incomplete to do this effectively;* Extending XCode was no good
> either. With some effort I created some Cabal build hooks to fix up the
> behavior of build on OS X and add support for packaging an executable into
> a ".app" package. That's not much, but I packaged it up, plus some extras,
> into a library in case other projects would like to use it:
> Of course, this is all hackish and very incomplete. EG:
> * No fat binary support. I only have a PPC Mac and the only fat-binary
> process usable with GHC I know of requires executing the x86 GHC.
> * The build hook in MacOSX.Build will only work on the Cabal distributed
> with GHC 6.6.1 and *completely* replaces the standard GHC build hook.
> * GHC compiled to use the framework version of GMP installed to
> /Library/Frameworks is required.
> * The name is vague...
> Still, I've used it to add haskell support and replace XCode for building
> for 3 exisitng Cocoa applications. Maybe somebody else will find it useful
> as well.
> -Corey O'Connor
> * I neglected to make a good list of why the default Cabal build hook
> doesn't work.
> Visible links
> 1. http://tothepowerofdisco.com/repo/HaskellLibraries/
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