[Haskell-cafe] GHC and libc

Sven Panne Sven.Panne at aedion.de
Sun May 16 15:02:16 EDT 2004

Per Larsson wrote:
> [...] P.S Now everything seems to work, except that I get the compiler message:
> /usr/local/lib/ghc-6.2/libHSunix.a(User__17.o)(.text+0x160): In function    
> 'SystemziPosixziUser_getUserEntryForName_entry':
> : Using 'getpwnam_r' in statically linked applications requires at runtime the 
> shared libraries from the glibc version used for linking
> This seems to indicate that there are a few functions (probably in the Posix 
> package) which can't be can't be statically linked?

Yes, this seems to be the case for some functions in glibc, see e.g.:


and the reply:


No idea what this means in practice, though...


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