more package changes

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Wed Apr 22 07:03:48 EDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-04-22 at 10:20 +0000, Mikhail Glushenkov wrote:
> Hi Duncan,
> Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at ...> writes:
> > We are inclined to drop OpenAL from this first release of the platform.
> > The rationale is that we cannot use the released version because there
> > are bugs preventing it from working on Windows and OSX. We could, at
> > very short notice, tag and release the darcs version but it also
> > includes API changes.
> The only thing needed to make OpenAL cabal-installable on Windows
> is a simple Makefile change. (Plus of course, you need to modify
> some environment variables, like with GLUT, and have OpenAL
> headers installed). I didn't test the library thoroughly, but it
> appears to work.

Really? Oh, I was under the impression that OpenAL never worked on
Windows because it was using the wrong calling convention:


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