[Haskell-cafe] Cabal: --enable-shared and executables
Albert Y. C. Lai
trebla at vex.net
Thu Oct 31 21:16:11 UTC 2013
On 13-10-31 04:26 PM, Magnus Therning wrote:
> We've had a discussion about DSOs on the arch-haskell mailing list
> and it made me realise one thing:
> --enable-shared will cause the generation of DSOs for libraries, but
> it won't cause executables to be dynamically linked
> Is the only way to cause these executables to be dynamically linked
> against their dependencies to pass the -dynamic flag to ghc (e.g. via
> the --ghc-options flag when configuring the package)?
Have you seen --enable-executable-dynamic? It's there since
cabal-install 0.14 or earlier. It is also available to Setup.hs since
Cabal 1.14 or earlier, which came with GHC 7.4.
Have you done a "cabal install --help | less" lately? Also "cabal
configure --help | less".
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