HEADS UP: Final call for 7.10.2 is soon
johan.tibell at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 15:41:38 UTC 2015
There have been some requests for a Cabal library release for 7.10.2. I
remember something about truncate directories/symbol names being an issue.
I'm CC:ing the Cabal mailing list for comments.
On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 3:40 PM, Sergei Meshveliani <mechvel at botik.ru> wrote:
> consider my recent bug report
> "overlapping instances in 7.10.1"
> (see my resent email to this list).
> On Tue, 2015-06-02 at 16:31 -0500, Austin Seipp wrote:
> > Hi *,
> > I've just finished merging all the latest patches for GHC 7.10.2 into
> > the STABLE branch. All in all, we've fixed a lot of bugs (over 80
> > tickets closed)!
> > So, we'll probably be doing a 7.10.2 release here in a few weeks. The
> > tentative plan was around the 14th, although it's not set in stone.
> > (At worst, it would be pushed from the 14th to the 21st).
> > With that in mind, if I could quickly direct your attention to the GHC
> > bug tracker and the status page - it would be really helpful if you
> > check if the things you want are fixed!
> > Specifically, if you want something fixed for the 7.10.2 release:
> > - Make sure there is a ticket. It really needs to exist or we'll just
> > - If your bug is critical, please explain why! We really want to
> > kill showstoppers ASAP, because bugs are much cheaper to fix early. If
> > that's the case we can bump the priority if it's necessary to make
> > things clear.
> > - Set the milestone to 7.10.2. It'll automatically appear on the
> status page.
> > That should be it - we'll be monitoring the status page regularly to
> > keep track of new things. The current bug list is pretty small - we
> > may move some of them out, or fix several more. So just try to let us
> > know.
> > As a sidenote, I'm quite happy with this release - it's fixed dozens
> > of tricky bugs, improved some nasty corner cases in compiler
> > performance, and overall seems like it will be high quality. Thanks to
> > everyone who submitted patches!
> > I'll send out another email next week as another reminder.
> >  https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Status/GHC-7.10.2
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