7.8 Release Update

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Mon Sep 9 21:00:00 UTC 2013

On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 1:14 PM, Edward Z. Yang <ezyang at mit.edu> wrote:
>> I think Kazu is saying that when he builds something with profiling
>> using cabal-install, it fails because cabal-install tries to build a
>> dynamic version too.  We don't want dyanmic/profiled libraries (there's
>> no point, you can't load them into GHCi).  Perhaps this is something
>> that needs fixing in cabal-install?
> Agreed, sounds like a Cabal install bug.

I don't know what the right fix is. Can someone who understands the
issue submit a pull request to cabal-install?

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