Interface loading and dynamic linking

Ben Gamari bgamari.foss at
Mon Dec 23 19:07:30 UTC 2013

Carter Schonwald <carter.schonwald at> writes:

> why would the RTS linker be used? I'm not understanding that piece. I
> thought static linking and dynamic linking both use the system linkers now.
>  Are you meaning the rts linker use for ghci in <= 7.6?
As far as I know, the RTS linker is always used in the static case. The
system dynamic linker is just that, a dynamic linker for linking dynamic
objects. This could just be a misconception I somehow formed, but that
is my understanding.


- Ben

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