7.8 Release Update
Kazu Yamamoto ( 山本和彦 )
kazu at iij.ad.jp
Tue Sep 10 00:37:10 CEST 2013
> Kazu (or someone else), can you please file a ticket on the Cabal bug
> tracker  if you think that this a Cabal bug?
I'm not completely sure yet.
GHCi 7.8 uses dynamic linking. This is true.
So, what is a consensus for GHC 7.8 and cabal-install 1.18? Are they
supposed to use dynamic linking? Or, static linking?
If dynamic linking is used, GHC should provide dynamic libraries for
If static linking is used, cabal-install should stop using dynamic
libraries for profiling.
And of course, I can make a ticket when I'm convinced.
Since "doctest" uses GHCi internally, I might misunderstand GHC 7.8
uses dynamic linking. Anyway, I don't understand what is right yet.
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