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bug#34146: [PATCH] gnu: Add ghc-c2hs.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: bug#34146: [PATCH] gnu: Add ghc-c2hs.
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 23:34:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Gabriel Hondet <address@hidden> skribis:

> * gnu/packages/haskell.scm (ghc-c2hs): New variable.

Applied with the changes below.

It’d be nice to report the test failures upstream since it could be
fairly problematic for such a tool to fail to parse C headers.


diff --git a/gnu/packages/haskell.scm b/gnu/packages/haskell.scm
index 02af900354..b8ea36852b 100644
--- a/gnu/packages/haskell.scm
+++ b/gnu/packages/haskell.scm
@@ -11429,7 +11429,10 @@ man pages with practical examples.")
        ("ghc-text" ,ghc-text)
        ("gcc" ,gcc)))
-     `(#:tests? #f ;some tests fail because of syntax errors
+     `(;; XXX: Test failures are induced by a parse error in <bits/floatn.h>
+       ;; of glibc 2.28.
+       #:tests? #f
        (modify-phases %standard-phases
          (add-before 'check 'set-cc
@@ -11450,8 +11453,7 @@ man pages with practical examples.")
                (delete-file-recursively cc-dir)
     (home-page "";)
-    (synopsis
-     "C->Haskell FFI tool that gives some cross-language type safety")
+    (synopsis "Create Haskell bindings to C libraries")
     (description "C->Haskell assists in the development of Haskell bindings to
 C libraries.  It extracts interface information from C header files and
 generates Haskell code with foreign imports and marshaling.  Unlike writing

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