Dynamic libraries by default and GHC 7.8

Ian Lynagh ian at well-typed.com
Wed Nov 28 18:04:01 CET 2012

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 11:04:44AM -0500, Stephen Paul Weber wrote:
> >Building them also in the dynamic way for the sake of GHCi users seems
> >possible.
> Perhaps Debian could just ship a GHCi that uses the RTS linker, as
> now?  The change is to be made for "some platforms", we could opt to
> have Debian not be such a platform.

This isn't a good long-term plan. Even if we don't actively remove
support for other platforms (which we plan to do), they'll probably
bitrot, and the current bugs won't be fixed.


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