GHC static binaries with glibc-2.12?

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Fri Oct 8 03:46:55 EDT 2010

On 08/10/2010 03:23, Alexander Dunlap wrote:

> I recently upgraded my Arch Linux system to glibc 2.12 and static
> binaries compiled with GHC 6.12.3 all fail with the message
> "mkTextEncoding: invalid argument (Invalid argument)". This did not
> happen with glibc 2.11. Has anyone else had this problem? Does anyone
> have any advice for debugging it?

Probably something to do with iconv.  Doesn't iconv need to load its 
codec modules dynamically at runtime?


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