Simon Peyton Jones
simonpj at microsoft.com
Thu Dec 17 11:09:53 UTC 2015
When you make the release, do advertise to us non-Cabal-experts about the new no-reinstall ability and how to use it. It's a game-changer.
Edward's blog post describes the issue
Having another blog post describing the solution would be excellent; with pointers from the Cabal home page.
| -----Original Message-----
| From: the.dead.shall.rise at gmail.com
| [mailto:the.dead.shall.rise at gmail.com] On Behalf Of Mikhail Glushenkov
| Sent: 16 December 2015 22:49
| To: Simon Peyton Jones <simonpj at microsoft.com>
| Cc: Bardur Arantsson <spam at scientician.net>; cabal-devel <cabal-
| devel at haskell.org>; Gershom B <gershomb at gmail.com>
| Subject: Re: Release planning?
| Hi Simon,
| On 14 December 2015 at 14:03, Simon Peyton Jones
| <simonpj at microsoft.com> wrote:
| > | Yes, there will be a release of Cabal/cabal-install together with
| > | GHC 8.
| > Can I ask what will be in it? Specifically, I would love to know
| > you plan concerning the issues in this snip:
| I've just posted a status update to the cabal-dev mailing list:
| Cabal/cabal-install 1.24 will include Duncan's no-reinstall work in
| some form (likely a "technical preview"). The Cabal library parts have
| just been merged. Gershom's minimal HP patch is already in Cabal
| It's possible that cabal-install 1.24 will not be released
| simultaneously with Cabal 1.24, so the HP 8 release may also be
| delayed a little bit.
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