Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

Last modified 7 months ago

#4275 closed bug (fixed)

add tests for and fix "-dynload wrapper", or remove it

Reported by: igloo Owned by:
Priority: high Milestone: 7.0.1
Component: Compiler Version: 6.13
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Unknown/Multiple Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case:
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rts/dyn-wrapper.c isn't being installed, so presumably -dynload wrapper doesn't work. We should either fix it and add tests for it, or remove it.

If fixing it, see also the GetShortPathName problems in #4266 in includes/shell-tools.c.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by simonmar

dcoutts says we can nuke it.

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by igloo

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

It's gone:

Wed Sep  8 14:32:51 PDT 2010  Ian Lynagh <>
  * Remove "-dynload wrapper"; fixes trac #4275

comment:3 Changed 7 months ago by Ben Gamari <ben@…>

In f3beed35/ghc:

Remove left-over shell-tools.c

The last user of this file was the "-dynload wrapper"
which was removed in 169f5972d5398e75c4cf7f831b6ce703288ec73c
for addressing #4275

Reviewers: austin, erikd, bgamari

Reviewed By: bgamari

Subscribers: thomie

Differential Revision:

GHC Trac Issues: #4275
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