Most popular libraries not in the HP
dons at galois.com
Sat Jul 17 15:49:25 EDT 2010
> On Sat, 17 Jul 2010 16:56:23 +0200
> Axel Simon <Axel.Simon at in.tum.de> wrote:
> > As far as I can see, there is a gradual overhead of C libraries
> > involved here. The Platform could ship the following subsets of
> > Gtk2Hs:
> > cairo
> > cairo+glib+pango
> > cairo+glib+pango+gio
> > cairo+glib+pango+gio+gtk
> > It's a question of how big the tar ball is and how much work it is
> > to bundle the C libraries with the Platform.
> > Cheers,
> That's why I voted for including just cairo.
> it's low overhead, high quality and gives your haskell install access to
> cross-platform graphics capability.
We wouldn't bundle the C source (as we don't e.g. for GL or Regex.c currently)
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