Linker change in GHC 7.8 leads to widespread issues

Joachim Breitner mail at
Thu Dec 4 08:45:07 UTC 2014


Am Donnerstag, den 04.12.2014, 01:08 +0100 schrieb Mikhail Glushenkov:
> On 4 December 2014 at 00:44, Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at> wrote:
> > Thanks, Mikhail! Does this imply that package authors can simply advise bug
> > reporters to upgrade cabal-install?
> Yes, once the new point releases of Cabal/cabal-install are out (in a
> week or two, according to Johan).

is the bug in Cabal or cabal-install? If the former, are we going to
include a fixed version of Cabal in GHC-7.8.4?


Joachim “nomeata” Breitner
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