[Haskell-cafe] Problem with linker

Clint Moore clint at ivy.io
Sat Jun 4 01:35:39 CEST 2011

On Sat, Jun 04, 2011 at 01:17:03AM +0200, Alejandro Serrano Mena wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to use Hoogle as a library in my Summer of Code project. But when
> I try to compile using Cabal, I get the following error:
> Linking dist/build/scion-browser/scion-browser ...
> /home/serras/.cabal/lib/hoogle-4.2.4/ghc-7.0.2/libHShoogle-4.2.4.a(Serialise.o):
> In function `s1ePR_info':
> (.text+0x2015): undefined reference to
> `hooglezm4zi2zi4_Pathszuhoogle_version1_closure'
> /home/serras/.cabal/lib/hoogle-4.2.4/ghc-7.0.2/libHShoogle-4.2.4.a(Serialise.o):
> In function `s1f8a_info':
> (.text+0x338f): undefined reference to
> `__stginit_hooglezm4zi2zi4_Pathszuhoogle_'
> I've been looking for some information and it seems to be related with the
> fact that Hoogle first builds a library and then build an executable using
> the library, but all files get recompiled in that second pass.
> Is there any way to workaround this problem?

Does 'ghc-pkg check' report any problems?

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