[arch-haskell] Happenings of late

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Sat Sep 6 14:57:26 EDT 2008

> Hi,
> Not much to report for me. There was a huge ncurses update that
> required an upgrade of ghc to 6.8.2-2. Nothing changed
> there, just a rebuild. We thought of going to 6.8.3, but decided not
> to due to some issues that have been reported
> against it. 6.10 should be just around the corner, though.
> I noticed that our ghc isn't built with the typical "distribution"
> optimization set, so I added that. That change didn't
> get to 6.8.2-2, though.
> And just recently, I updated xmonad, xmonad-contrib to 0.8 and
> uploaded to i686. I'll upload x86_64 on monday.

I continue to synchronise hackage and AUR. We now have 534 Haskell
packages (of the available 750 on hackage.haskell.org). Roughly 5
packages a day are updated.

Now all libraries require a modern cabal, and list ghc as a dependency.

-- Don

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