[ANNOUNCE] GHC 8.2.2 release candidate 1
ben at smart-cactus.org
Mon Oct 2 22:01:49 UTC 2017
"Boespflug, Mathieu" <m at tweag.io> writes:
> Hi Ben,
> https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/13702 break projects like
> sparkle and others, since they crucially rely on PIE, in this case to
> dynamically load executables in the JVM. It looks like you committed a
> fix for this in HEAD. Any chance you could backport this to the GHC
> 8.2 branch?
Sorry for the delay; I had to mull this over as I'm a bit weary since
this is not a strict regression over 8.0. However, I'm sympathetic since
this is a rather recent regression (introduced in 8.0.2) and the patch
is quite low-risk. I'll merge.
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