ghc-7.8.1 RC2 ppc dyn linked executable segfaults

Peter Trommler ptrommler at
Thu Mar 20 11:27:37 UTC 2014

Hi Jens,

It took me a while to set up my build on openSUSE.

I see the same issue on ppc: All dyn programs segfault.
In addition: Dynamic does not seem to compile (assembler errors)
with binutils 2.23.

My builds are here:
and testsuite results:

Speaking of ppc64: Do you see ticket #8849 too?


On 19.03.2014, at 06:34, Jens Petersen <petersen at> wrote:

> On 18 March 2014 19:02, Jens Petersen <petersen at> wrote: 
> The ppc64 build looks okay, but ppc seems to have a problem with executables dyn linked to Haskell libs segfaulting.
> : 
> I don't have access yet to a ppc box to investigate further but I see the segfault for "ghc -dynamic Hello.hs; ./Hello" on ppc in the fedora buildsys.
> Sorry correct link is: 
> I filed for this issue.
> Jens
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