Linker change in GHC 7.8 leads to widespread issues
austin at well-typed.com
Wed Dec 3 17:51:44 UTC 2014
I'm also quite surprised about this; Cabal was supposed to handle
-fPIC based on whether GHC was dynamically linked a long time ago, I
The fact it's broken this long is really unfortunate. I'll attempt to
take a look at this when I have time; we should very much fix this for
7.10 (and perhaps backport the fix to older Cabal versions too,
On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 6:03 AM, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 02/12/2014 21:43, Miëtek Bak wrote:
>> On 2014-12-02, at 21:31, Carter Schonwald <carter.schonwald at gmail.com>
>>> whats an example of such a package?
>> FWIW, I’m in favour of fixing this at the Cabal level.
> I'm actually rather surprised we got away without doing this up to now. Why
> haven't there been more complaints?
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