[Haskell-cafe] Cabal: --enable-shared and executables
magnus at therning.org
Thu Oct 31 23:12:22 UTC 2013
On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 05:16:11PM -0400, Albert Y. C. Lai wrote:
> 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".
Ah, of course I ought to have checked the `cabal configure --help`.
That flag seems to be what I was looking for indeed. It seems I've
only found a shortcoming of the Ghc docs, not a shortcoming of Cabal
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