Cabal - C sources in a subdirectory
ijones at syntaxpolice.org
Tue Nov 16 16:37:57 EST 2004
Einar Karttunen <ekarttun at cs.helsinki.fi> writes:
> I have problems with Cabal failing to build simple packages
> if C-Sources are inside a subdirectory.
Thanks for the report; this shouldn't be hard to fix.
> C-Sources: c_src/foo.c
I didn't anticipate doing this, but it makes sense, since you can't
specify the path names of executables with the dot syntax as you can
with Haskell sources.
> Build creates c_src/foo.o => dist/build/foo.o (from the
> C-Sources build instruction in Distribution.Simple.Build).
> In the later stage it tries to look for the object file
> in dist/build/c_src/foo.o which fails.
My preference would be to fix the build stage so that it puts the .o
file in the place where the link stage is looking for it. Otherwise,
I guess you could get .o files overwriting each-other if they have the
> A complete minimal example is at
Thanks. I think I'll be able to fix this tonight. Are you using the
tarball from the web page, or are you checking things out via darcs?
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