[Haskell-cafe] Re: Non-technical Haskell question

Lennart Augustsson lennart at augustsson.net
Tue Dec 7 06:43:27 EST 2004

Simon Marlow wrote:
> Dynamic linking is (almost) a separate issue.  GHC 6.4 will have some
> support for dynamic linking in the native code generator thanks to
> Wolfgang Thaller, but it needs someone to push it the final mile on
> x86/Linux and Windows.  Dynamically linked libraries will work (albeit
> slightly slower than statically linked ones), but you still have the
> versioning issue.
Yay! :)  Dynamically linked libraries are slower than statically linked
ones in just about every implementation I know of.  I don't care.

	-- Lennart

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