[Haskell-cafe] QuesoGLC / cabal extra-libraries not used?
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 1 05:12:44 EDT 2009
On Wed, 2009-04-01 at 00:32 +0200, Peter Verswyvelen wrote:
> I'm busy writing my first library for Hackage - a wrapper for
> QuesoGLC, yet another OpenGL font renderer using Freetype2. So if
> someone else is already doing this, stop doing so :-)
> I've succesfully build the libquesoglc.a library from C source, and
> can build my Haskell tutorial file using
> ghc --make -lquesoglc Tutorial1.hs
> But I can't drop the -lquesoglc, then I get linker errors.
> However I did specify extra-libraries: quesoglc in the cabal file, and
> the package file got configured, build and installed
> So I must be doing something wrong, but can't figure out what.
You're not doing something like building the Tutorial1.hs from the top
of the build tree of your package? If so it'll be picking up the
local .hs files and ignoring the built and registered version of the
You can check, use something like:
ghc --make Tutorial1.hs -i \
-hide-all-packages -package base -package QuesoGLC
So that you know it must only be looking at the installed QuesoGLC
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