ghci dynamic linking

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at
Fri Apr 27 06:01:49 EDT 2007

Frederik Eaton wrote:
> Hello,
> I am wondering how to link a package with some dynamic libraries in a
> way that works with ghci. If I run the command
> LD_PRELOAD=/lib/ ghci -package mypackage
> then it is successful; I am able to use package mypackage in ghci. But
> if I omit the LD_PRELOAD=... part then ghci complains about missing
> symbols. How do I configure my package so that the LD_PRELOAD=... part
> of the command is not necessary?

I believe you should be able to use extra-libraries in the .cabal file to get 
these libraries loaded.


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