Commit bcff3288 authored by Ben Gamari's avatar Ben Gamari Committed by Ben Gamari
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relnotes: Add note about #11744 and workaround

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Reviewers: hvr, austin

Subscribers: carter, thomie

Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2120

GHC Trac Issues: #11744

(cherry picked from commit 03d1fd63914bd0c769fa0444d3ef1a5ddfee220d)
parent c1a6b986
...@@ -18,6 +18,14 @@ performance improvements over the 7.10 branch. ...@@ -18,6 +18,14 @@ performance improvements over the 7.10 branch.
package key (with GHC's :ghc-flag:`-this-package-key` argument), GHC 8.0 and package key (with GHC's :ghc-flag:`-this-package-key` argument), GHC 8.0 and
later uses installed package IDs in place of package keys. later uses installed package IDs in place of package keys.
.. note::
Users compiling GHC on Mac OS X with XCode 7.3 will need to tell the build
system to use the ``nm-classic`` command instead of Apple's new ``nm``
implementation as the latter breaks POSIX compliance (see
:ghc-ticket:`11744`). This can be done by passing something like
``--with-nm=/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools/usr/bin/nm-classic`` to
``configure``.
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