Curious Windows GHCi linker behaviour .o vs. .dll

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Sat Oct 11 13:32:01 UTC 2014

On Sat, Oct 11, 2014 at 9:24 AM, Herbert Valerio Riedel <hvriedel at>

> Moreover, compiling and running the program still works, and the
> additional underscore is visible in `nm` as well:

Sounds like ghci's linker doesn't resolve weak symbols?

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