Has the behavior of -fno-ghci-sandbox changed with ghc-7.8.2?

Dominick Samperi djsamperi at gmail.com
Sun Apr 13 20:18:55 UTC 2014

This was my error, sorry. The work-around is fine for 7.8.2.

The last remark still applies: it is not apparent how to
reset passwords on the issue tracker site.

On Sun, Apr 13, 2014 at 3:43 PM, Dominick Samperi <djsamperi at gmail.com> wrote:
> I ticket #8371 I reported a problem using embedded R with ghci (no problem
> when application is compiled with ghc). The work-around was to use
> the option -fno-ghci-sandbox with ghci, as this prevented ghci from starting
> a new thread (R is not thread-safe).
> This worked fine with pre-release ghci 7.7 (built from source using
> BuildFlavour = quick), but now I get a segfault on startup
> using ghci 7.8.2, suggesting that the behavior of -fno-ghci-sandbox
> may have changed, perhaps because of the way the Linux binary
> distribution was built.
> Has the behavior of -fno-ghci-sandbox changed, or could it have been
> changed because of the way the Linux binary distribution was built?
> BTW, I would have posted this as a follow-up to the ticket but I forgot
> my password. How does one reset the password on the ticket
> tracker site?
> Thanks,
> Dominick

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