[Haskell-cafe] libffi mystery

Sittampalam, Ganesh ganesh.sittampalam at credit-suisse.com
Thu Oct 28 12:20:42 EDT 2010

Conor McBride wrote:

> Is there some way I can get some more static linking to happen?
> I did poke about online a bit and found some remarks to the effect
> that GHC got so much more portable after switching to the dynamic
> libffi. That sounds great, but tough luck for me.  
> So, being both powerless and clueless, I can only ask:
>    how hosed am I?
> I'd be grateful for any glimmers of light.

Have you tried passing -optl-static to ghc (which causes -static to be
passed to ld)?


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