[Haskell] ANN: MacOSX - A library some Haskell users on OS X
might find useful.
coreyoconnor at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 14:55:48 EST 2008
Certainly! I'm currently swamped but will have time to do so in a few days.
On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 11:41 AM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> 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:
> > http://tothepowerofdisco.com/repo/HaskellLibraries/
> > 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.
> > References
> > Visible links
> > 1. http://tothepowerofdisco.com/repo/HaskellLibraries/
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