[Haskell-cafe] Ghc / cgi static linking
dons at galois.com
Sun Jun 1 21:31:00 EDT 2008
> On 02/06/2008, at 5:26 AM, Don Stewart wrote:
> >Yes, it is entirely possible to statically link entire CGI apps.
> You might want to watch out for a bug in GHC 6.8.2 that means GHC's "-
> static" flag doesn't work. (At least for me, at least on Debian: the "-
> lpthread" flag is passed before the "-lrt" one, and symbols are left
> unresolved as a result.) Apparently the near-to-release 6.8.3 will fix
> this issue.
> Presumably dons is using a more recent GHC than 6.8.2, or other (BSD?)
> platforms are not affected.
Yeah, that's the case.
> Note also you may have to tweak sundry .cabal files to add "extra-
> libraries" fields. As an example, I added this to HSQL's PostgreSQL
> backend to get it to statically link:
> extra-libraries: pq, crypt, pthread
> (If anyone cares you need to build PostgreSQL without kerberos as that
> doesn't seem to statically link any more.)
Can you add these caveats to the wiki page?
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