[Haskell-cafe] Re: FFI question
ffranzosi at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 07:56:01 EST 2006
Thank you Simon...
That was just what I needed...
Short and simple.
I would like also to thank all for the answers. That will be surely
helpful too, if not for me, maybe for someone else.
On 2/9/06, Simon Marlow <simonmarhaskell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Frederico Franzosi wrote:
> > I'll try to make it short.
> > I'm developping a package wich imports C functions.
> > the fact is that when I try to compile if I call the compiler in the
> > usual way, using -package and -llib it gives an undefined reference
> > error...
> > For example if I use:
> > $ghc -package PKGname-PKGversion -fffi -o main Main.hs -llib
> > it gives an error message (undefined references of objects from PKG to
> > functions in lib)
> > but if I use:
> > $ghc -fffi -o main Main.hs -llib /path/to/PKGlib.a
> > it compiles correctly.
> It looks like -llib is appearing earlier on the linker's command line
> than the library from your package, when you use -package. You haven't
> specified a dependency between the two, so GHC is making an arbitrary
> The right way to fix this, if your package depends on a library, is to
> include that library in the "extra-libraries" field of the package.
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