-optl behavior in ghc-7.8.1
shumovichy at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 17:11:27 UTC 2014
On Thu, 2014-04-10 at 18:49 +0200, Karel Gardas wrote:
> On 04/10/14 06:39 PM, Yuras Shumovich wrote:
> > ...and other linker options must come after, like in my case. So what?
> > Are there any ticket where people complain about the old behavior? I'm
> > not advocating any specific behavior, I'm just asking why it was
> > changed.
> Hmm, I'm not sure if I'm the patch provider, but at least I provided
> patch which was merged into HEAD (don't have 7.8 branch here so check
> yourself) which fixes linking of binaries failure on Solaris. Please see
> The core of the change is:
> - else package_hs_libs ++ extra_libs ++ other_flags
> + else other_flags ++ package_hs_libs ++ extra_libs
Thank you for pointing to the commit. I hoped it was incidental change,
but now I see the reason.
> the patch contains full explanation in comment so see it for more
> If this is not what bugs you, then please ignore me.
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