[arch-haskell] [arch-general] (for Vesa and other Arch Devs on the list) Re: GHC 7.4.1 or HP 2011.4.0.0??

Peter Hercek phercek at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 07:39:54 UTC 2013

On 02/06/2012 02:15 AM, Felipe Almeida Lessa wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 6:18 PM, Vesa Kaihlavirta<vpkaihla at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> So now I'm not so certain anymore about dropping it. We could again
>> wait for a while until HP catches up (it should be relatively fast
>> this time, since 7.4 is supposedly a real stable release) or just drop
>> it and go to 7.4.1 asap (and probably face some breakage). What do you
>> people think?
> I'm not going to suggest which action Arch should take; instead, I'm
> going to say what I am going to do.  GHC 7.4 is still to new for my
> production systems, and I can't develop on a different version.  So,
> if Arch moves to 7.4 right now, I'll need to download GHC 7.0
> separately and use virthualenv.

If there is enough space on the server then it might be good to copy 
[extra]/[community] packages to [haskell] and rename it to "haskell70". 
Then continue with 7.4.x in (new) [haskell].


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