Commit 7e91e5bf authored by thoughtpolice's avatar thoughtpolice
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Note unloadObj changes in release notes.

Signed-off-by: thoughtpolice's avatarAustin Seipp <>
parent 685582f1
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<title>Runtime system</title>
The RTS linker can now unload object code at
runtime (when using the GHC API
<literal>ObjLink</literal> module.) Previously,
GHC would not unload the old object file, causing
a gradual memory leak as more objects were loaded
over time.
Note that this change in unloading behavior
<emphasis>only</emphasis> affects statically
linked binaries, and not dynamic ones.
The performance of <literal>StablePtr</literal>s and
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