Yes, I thought Joachim was both a hero and foolish for trying. At a guess,
you don't need FFI to bootstrap enough of the language to get a compiler running
with the Prelude(?)
By all means I'm happy for you to bounce ideas around.
> However, I hit this compilation error and I was hoping somebody could
> help me to get past it:
cd libraries; make all
make: Entering directory '/home/fommil/tmp/hugs98-plus-Sep2006/libraries'
cd ../cpphs; HUGSFLAGS=-P../libraries/bootlib HUGSDIR=../hugsdir ../src/runhugs -98
../packages/Cabal/examples/hapax.hs configure --verbose --hugs --prefix='/usr/local'
runhugs: Error occurred
ERROR "../libraries/bootlib/Foreign/Ptr.hs" - Error while importing DLL
../libraries/bootlib/Foreign/Ptr.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory