[Haskell-cafe] GHC 8.2.2 for WSL Ubuntu 16.04
astrohavoc at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 11:00:37 UTC 2018
Thank you! A simpler fix for WSL ghc users is upgrading to fast ring of
insider builds, the mmap overhead is much lower and ghc startup lag is
On Tue, Feb 13, 2018, 6:52 PM Yitzchak Gale <gale at sefer.org> wrote:
> I have made available a build of GHC 8.2.2 with the config option:
> You may find this useful if you are using Ubuntu 16.04 on Windows
> Subsystem for Linux.
> Although Microsoft has been making gradual progress on the large
> address mapping issue, and the situation is much improved, there
> is still an extra startup latency of about 13 secs. for applications
> that pre-map a large address space as GHC does by default. This makes
> the standard GHC 8.2.2 binary unusable for compiling projects of any
> non-trivial size on WSL. You may find this GHC 8.2.2 binary more usable.
>  https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/13304
>  https://github.com/Microsoft/WSL/issues/1671
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