[Haskell] ghc as a library and profiling

Rene de Visser Rene_de_Visser at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 30 15:36:10 EDT 2007

"Simon Marlow" <simonmarhaskell at gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag 
news:46D67695.2010801 at gmail.com...
> Yes, by default we don't build or supply the GHC package with profiling, 
> because of the extra bloat it would add to the downloads and the time 
> taken to build it.

Why is a program so large when I use the GHC module?
Under windows with GHC 6.6.1 I get a 17MB executable, whereas the ghc 
executable itself is only around 7MB. Surely the GHC as a library shouldn't 
make the executable larger as GHC itself??


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