Win32 libraries for Haskell
gk at ninebynine.org
Tue Feb 3 12:53:32 EST 2004
At 11:15 03/02/04 +0000, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
>I'm not sure how to make progress here. Is anyone else interested or
>willing to take ownership of libraries/win32? (Graham? Krasimir?)
>This isn't a GHC specific thing -- I believe/hope the same libraries
>should work equally well for Hugs.
Hmmm... I took a peek at the Library/Win32 stuff in the GHC source
distribution, and it looks as if there may a steep-ish learning
curve. While I'm prepared in principle to help where I can, I'm concerned
>The situation seems to be this:
>* Sigbjorn is actively maintaining hslibs/win32 for Galois reasons, and
> reluctant to transfer to libraries/win32 because it's untested (I'm
> that the Green-Card dependency is soluble by putting the GC output
> in the CVS tree). Fair enough.
That might remove one learning-curve dependency... are there disadvantages
to doing this?
I also noted the lack of a test suite: is there one for hslibs that might
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