GHC 8.0.1-rc3 and required version of elfutils [Was: GHC 8.0.1-rc3 source tarball availability]

Andrés Sicard-Ramírez asr at
Mon Apr 11 12:17:01 UTC 2016

2016-04-11 3:24 GMT-05:00 Ben Gamari <ben at>:
> Our binary distributions won't be built with
> libdw support

> Ahhh, yes, it seems like neither the source nor binary distribution
> configure scripts actually check for the libdw version. Thanks for
> noticing this! I've opened #11820 to track this and D2103 with what I
> believe is a fix.

Good to know I'll be able to use 8.0.1 on my Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. Thanks!


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