7.8 Release Update

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Fri Sep 13 17:00:05 UTC 2013

On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 9:10 AM, Jan Stolarek <jan.stolarek at p.lodz.pl>wrote:

> I suspect that we will be building against newer version of libgmp, but
> the problem still remains. Would it be possible to ship libgmp with binary
> distribution of GHC so that users don't have to rely on their distro
> providing a precise version of that library?

This is what we already do with libffi, where the system may not have a
version that we like (or any version), and it seems to work quite well.
Taking the same approach with libgmp seems like a good idea.
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