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Re: Moving to shared libraries?

Joachim Breitner <nomeata@debian.org> writes:
> yes, it is in fact imposed by upstream. Before using a library, the
> compiler checks the exposed interface of all dependencies (by way of the
> package id, which contains a hash of the interface). All we do in Debian
> is to reflect these relations in the virtual package name.

Ah, OK.

Well, from a cursory reading of the GHC docs, it appears that none of
that would change WRT dynamic libraries.  So it seems like a wash from a
packaging perspective, at least.


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