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Haskus system

Haskus system is a framework written in Haskell and designed for system programming. Fundamentally it is an experiment into providing an integrated interface leveraging Haskell features (type-safety, STM, etc.) for the whole system: input, display, sound, network, etc.



Building systems

The haskus-system-build tool (in the package of the same name) is the preferred way to build systems.

You can install it from source with:

$ git clone
$ cd haskus-system
$ stack install haskus-system-build

It will install the program into ~/.local/bin. Be sure to add this path to your $PATH environment variable.

Then in a new directory do:

$ haskus-system-build init       # download default system template
$ haskus-system-build test       # download, build and test system in QEMU

You may have to install missing programs (cpio, lzip, qemu, make, gcc, binutils, gzip, etc.) for these commands to succeed. See the documentation.

Hacking on haskus-system

Use stack commands to build the haskus-system package:

$ stack build # build
$ stack test  # run tests
$ stack bench # run benchmarks