[Haskell-cafe] Haskell on a VPS

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Thu Jul 23 14:09:54 EDT 2009

> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 8:12 AM, John Van Enk <vanenkj at gmail.com> wrote:
>     No, I just want to know if there are any gotchas in the typical VPS
>     setups that for some strange reason wouldn't like Haskell binaries. I
>     couldn't think of any, but I miss details some times.
> I don't know about typical VPS setups, but if your provider runs SELinux in
> enforcing mode, some Haskell code built with older versions of GHC will crash
> due to the way it uses trampolines. I believe that this is fixed in 6.10, but I
> haven't checked as SELinux is a blight that I always wipe out at the first
> opportunity.

Not trampolines, but adjustor thunks, no? The use of executable data.

-- Don

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