[Haskell-cafe] GHC ignores RTS options

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Wed Nov 16 08:09:07 EST 2005

On 16 November 2005 08:12, Tomasz Zielonka wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 08:53:18AM +0100, Dusan Kolar wrote:
>>  I wonder whether anybody could advise me how to pass
>> correctly RTS options to ghc? I've tried
> You have to pass these options to the program, not
> to GHC.
> BTW - it would be nice if it was easier to override the default RTS
> options when compiling the program. Perhaps a nice task for a newbie
> GHC developer?

Already possible, see:


Admittedly it's a bit more fiddly than a command-line flag to GHC,


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