Dynamic libraries by default and GHC 7.8

Joachim Breitner nomeata at debian.org
Fri Nov 30 18:10:19 CET 2012


Am Freitag, den 30.11.2012, 12:28 +0000 schrieb Simon Marlow:
> Static by default, GHCi is dynamic:
>   * fast code and compiler
>   * GHCi bugs are fixed, no maintenance problems
>   * binaries not broken by library updates
>   * we have to build packages twice in Cabal (but can improve GHC to
>     emit both objects from a single compilation)
>   * BUT, objects built with 'ghc -c' cannot be loaded into GHCi unless
>     also built with -dynamic.
>   * still can't do this on Windows 

from Debians pov this would be most welcome.


Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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