How accessible is a dynamically-linked ghc?
ian at well-typed.com
Fri Jul 12 19:56:37 CEST 2013
On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 02:42:27PM -0500, Nicolas Frisby wrote:
> 1) How much effort does it take for a user to install a
> dynamically-linked ghc executable on Tier 1 platforms? Just download the
> source and set DYNAMIC_GHC_PROGRAMS=YES?
From 7.8, the plan is for this to be the default on platforms that
> 2) Are the major GHC distributors planning on distributing
> dynamically-linked ghc by default? GHC HQ, Haskell Platform,
The plan is/was for this to be the only way to support GHCi, but see the
discussion on http://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/8039
Ian Lynagh, Haskell Consultant
Well-Typed LLP, http://www.well-typed.com/
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