Commit 6e6e6f5b authored by Austin Seipp's avatar Austin Seipp
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Release note blurb.



GHCi now runs constructors for linked libraries.
Signed-off-by: default avatarAustin Seipp <austin@well-typed.com>
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New PrimOps for atomic memory operations. New PrimOps for atomic memory operations.
The <literal>casMutVar#</literal> PrimOp was introduced in The <literal>casMutVar#</literal> PrimOp was introduced in
GHC 7.2 (debugged in 7.4). This release also includes additional GHC 7.2 (debugged in 7.4). This release also includes additional
PrimOps for compare-and-swap (<literal>casArray#</literal> and PrimOps for compare-and-swap (<literal>casArray#</literal> and
<literal>casIntArray#</literal>) and one for fetch-and-add <literal>casIntArray#</literal>) and one for fetch-and-add
(<literal>fetchAddIntArray#</literal>). (<literal>fetchAddIntArray#</literal>).
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current search path for Haskell modules. current search path for Haskell modules.
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The GHCi linker now runs constructors for linked
libraries. This means for example that C code
using
<literal>__attribute__((constructor))</literal>
can now properly be loaded into GHCi.
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Note: destructors are not supported.
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