Multi-instance packages status report

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Tue Jul 22 12:22:58 UTC 2014

On 22/07/14 13:17, Edward Z. Yang wrote:
> Excerpts from Simon Marlow's message of 2014-07-22 12:27:46 +0100:
>> (Replying to Edward)
>> It's not clear to me why identical IPID would imply identical package
>> key.  Can't two instances of a package compiled against different
>> dependencies still have identical ABIs?
> No, because the package key is baked into the linker symbols
> (and thus the ABI).  I guess maybe if you had a completely empty
> package, the ABIs would be the same.

Aha, I see.  Thanks!


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