Binary bloat in 7.10

Edward Z. Yang ezyang at
Wed Apr 1 15:12:11 UTC 2015

Yes, this does seem like a potential culprit, although
we did do some measurements and I didn't think it was too bad.
Maybe we were wrong!


Excerpts from Jeremy's message of 2015-04-01 07:26:55 -0700:
> Carter Schonwald wrote
> > How much of this might be attributable to longer linker symbol names? Ghc
> > 7.10 object  code does have larger symbols!  Is there a way to easily
> > tabulate that?
> That would explain why the hi files have also increased many-fold. Is there
> any way to avoid the larger symbols?

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