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Bug#910280: pandoc: Please reduce the binary size

Jonas Smedegaard <jonas@jones.dk> writes:

> The proper solution here, I guess (but am not expert in Haskell so may 
> be wrong) is to switch to using shared linking, so that 5 Haskell 
> binaries will not consume 5 x the disk space of the parts reused among 
> them.

Yes, in theory.  But this didn't work well in practice
when arch linux tried it.  It meant that installing
pandoc forced installation of a very large number of
dynamic libraries, and people really didn't like this.


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