Amazon EC2 and haskell *Was: [web-devel] MochaHost for yesod applications?

Michael Snoyman michael at
Tue Nov 16 09:18:33 CET 2010

Just a little heads up about this: varnish doesn't like gold. I
haven't had the patience to figure out *why* yet, but it actually used
the linker at runtime, so be careful. All my sites went down for a few
hours until I switched back from gold to plain ld.


On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 12:38 AM, Aur Saraf <sonoflilit at> wrote:
> On that note, I'd like to say that on Michael's hint (from his blog) I
> installed the gold linker, and link-time memory consumption has gone
> VERY significantly down. You all should too :-)
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 12:12 AM, Max Cantor <mxcantor at> wrote:
>> The one thing you have to do on the micro instance is enable virtual memory, otherwise ld will crash (killed by signal 9 - very helpful) since GHC makes ld consume massive amounts of ram.
>> Other than that, I haven't had a problem.
>> Max

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