Cabal and GHC

Henning Thielemann lemming at
Thu Nov 22 20:41:14 CET 2012

On Thu, 22 Nov 2012, Brandon Allbery wrote:

> I am wondering if we're trying to solve the problem in the wrong way. 
>  The core of the problem is that various things get baked into libraries 
> in the name of optimization, such that a given binary library has 
> dependencies on precise versions of other libraries; it's not like C 
> where anything supporting the ABI can use the same .a/.lib or 
> .so/.dll/.dylib.

C supports inlining. This should cause the same kind of problems, 
shouldn't it?

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