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From: art yerkes <ayerkes@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Interfacing C and Ocaml
On Thu, 19 Jun 2003 19:58:16 +0000
"Jung Woon Ho" <unosoft@hotmail.com> wrote:

See: http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-linux-e/2001-Aug/0476.html

It appears that the name of the curses library on Suse is libncurses.

> Hi, Im trying to implement a simple program that interfaces C and Ocaml.
> Here is what I do:
> 
>         ocamlc -custom -output-obj -o modcaml.o mod.ml
>         ocamlc -c modwrap.c
>         cp /usr/local/lib/ocaml/libcamlrun.a mod.a
>         ar r mod.a modcaml.o modwrap.o
> 	cc -o prog main.c mod.a -lcurses
> 
> and I get the error:
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i486-suse-linux/3.2/../../../../i486-suse-linux/bin/ld: 
> cannot find -lcurses
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> 
> I tried cc -o prog main.c mod.a -lcurses -ltermcap and cc -o prog main.c 
> mod.a -ltermcap but i cant get the program to link.
> 
> Does anybody know how to solve this problem?
> 
> Thank you very much.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ---------------------mod.ml-------------------------------
> (* File mod.ml -- some ``useful'' Caml functions *)
> 
> let rec fib n = if n < 2 then 1 else fib(n-1) + fib(n-2)
> 
> let format_result n = Printf.sprintf "Result is: %d\n" n
> 
> (* Export those two functions to C *)
> 
> let _ = Callback.register "fib" fib
> let _ = Callback.register "format_result" format_result
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> 
> --------------------modwrap.c-----------------------------
> /* File modwrap.c -- wrappers around the Caml functions */
> 
> #include <stdio.h>
> #include <string.h>
> #include <caml/mlvalues.h>
> #include <caml/callback.h>
> 
> int fib(int n)
> {
>   static value * fib_closure = NULL;
>   if (fib_closure == NULL) fib_closure = caml_named_value("fib");
>   return Int_val(callback(*fib_closure, Val_int(n)));
> }
> 
> char * format_result(int n)
> {
>   static value * format_result_closure = NULL;
>   if (format_result_closure == NULL)
>     format_result_closure = caml_named_value("format_result");
>   return strdup(String_val(callback(*format_result_closure, Val_int(n))));
>   /* We copy the C string returned by String_val to the C heap
>      so that it remains valid after garbage collection. */
> }
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> 
> -------------------main.c---------------------------------
> /* File main.c -- a sample client for the Caml functions */
> 
> #include <stdio.h>
> 
> int main(int argc, char ** argv)
> {
>   int result;
> 
>   /* Initialize Caml code */
>   caml_startup(argv);
>   /* Do some computation */
>   result = fib(10);
>   printf("fib(10) = %s\n", format_result(result));
>   return 0;
> }
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> 
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