[Haskell] Dynamically loading wxhaskell?
simonmar at microsoft.com
Tue Apr 13 11:45:27 EDT 2004
> But it still won't run, because (apparently) ghci won't work with
> stripped .so files, and Debian policy is to strip them. From the
> Debian policy manual, section 10.2:
> All installed shared libraries should be stripped with
> strip --strip-unneeded <your-lib>
> (The option `--strip-unneeded' makes `strip' remove only
> the symbols
> which aren't needed for relocation processing.) Shared
> libraries can
> function perfectly well when stripped, since the symbols
> for dynamic
> linking are in a separate part of the ELF object file.
>  You might also want to use the options
> `--remove-section=.comment' and
> `--remove-section=.note' on both shared libraries and
> executables, and
> `--strip-debug' on static libraries.
> Any chance of fixing this in ghci, or do I have to keep an extra copy
> of wxwidgets installed? What tool does ghci use for its dynamic
Hmmm.... GHCi just uses the system's dynamic linker to link .so files
(i.e. dlopen()/dlsym()), so I don't understand why it should behave
differently. I'll look into it.
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