[arch-haskell] Haskell's state in Arch & near future

Nicolas Pouillard nicolas.pouillard at gmail.com
Sun Nov 20 13:34:28 CET 2011

On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 1:12 PM, Vesa Kaihlavirta <vpkaihla at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey,
> Progress report.
> There's now a ghc-7.2.2-1 in testing, but there are some
> complications. Mainly, that version doesn't handle removing of older
> haskell-platform very nicely.
> Also, I've found out a little late that the 7.2 series is supposedly
> some sort of a "technology preview" branch. While I think it's totally
> irresponsible and moronic for the GHC devs to release a point release
> that's not supposed to be widely used, we'll have to think about if we
> really want 7.2 or do we wait for 7.4.
> Any opinions on that?

I lean toward waiting for 7.4. This may be a way to let another chance
to haskell-platform to survive.

Nicolas Pouillard

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