7.8 Release Update
Edward Z. Yang
ezyang at MIT.EDU
Mon Sep 9 21:21:51 UTC 2013
It is a known issue that Template Haskell does not work with profiling (because
GHCi and profiling do not work together, and TH uses GHCi's linker).  Actually,
with the new linker patches that are landing soon we are not too far off from
having this work.
Excerpts from Mikhail Glushenkov's message of Mon Sep 09 14:15:54 -0700 2013:
> On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 10:11 PM, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com> 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?
> Aren't they needed when compiling libraries that are using Template
> Haskell for profiling? The issue sounds like it could be TH-related.
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