GHC 6.4.3 is stalled
bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Sat Jul 29 08:59:23 EDT 2006
Friday, July 28, 2006, 5:30:47 PM, you wrote:
>> on 6.4.1 threaded RTS was used only in specially build libs. in
>> debugging versions of libs and GHCi single-threaded RTS was used.
>> developers of threaded programs was complaining about this situation
>> because it makes their debugging much harder. so, in 6.4.2 ghci (and
>> ghc) and debugging libraries was changed to use threaded RTS
>> obvious workaround is to continue to build GHC and debugging libs with
>> non-threaded RTS on the platforms where multi-threaded RTS is not
>> reliable yet
> Not sure what you mean by "debugging libs" here.
i'm not sure myself :) may be it was profiling versions of libraries?
btw, afair, Joel Reymont was bitten by this problem in 6.4.1
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