Breaking bug in 7.8.1
christiaan.baaij at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 10:00:38 UTC 2014
It seems kinda to late to mention… but the release notes don't say
that pattern splices are now supported in Template Haskell.
A "big" new feature for Template Haskell I would say, and worthy
of mentioning in the release notes.
But perhaps for 7.8.3?
On Apr 10, 2014, at 3:42 PM, Austin Seipp <austin at well-typed.com> wrote:
> I'm now building the source distribution and sanity checking it before
> I push the tags. Stay tuned.
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 7:54 AM, Austin Seipp <austin at well-typed.com> wrote:
>> This fix is now merged in the 7.8 branch and is ready to go. Unless
>> someone speaks soon, I'm going to go ahead and start the builds...
>> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 7:28 AM, Austin Seipp <austin at well-typed.com> wrote:
>>> This seems good to me. I'll go ahead and prep the tree then and get
>>> some things ready.
>>> To everyone: I'm going to carefully review the outstanding patches etc
>>> besides #8979, but I'm not inclined to take very many - if any -
>>> besides this one. So if you missed the 7.8.1 train, but you *really*
>>> want something in 7.8.2, please talk to me soon...
>>> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 2:34 AM, Simon Peyton Jones
>>> <simonpj at microsoft.com> wrote:
>>>> Austin, Simon (and others)
>>>> As you’ll see from https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/8978, I succeeded
>>>> in introducing a new bug into 7.8.1 post RC2, when fixing #8913. And it
>>>> seems to matter. (Because of the windows seg-fault saga, RC2 was active for
>>>> a long time, and none of our regression tests showed up this bug.)
>>>> It looks to me that we have little choice but to push out 7.8.2, more or
>>>> less immediately, and advise everyone to ignore 7.8.1. Do you agree?
>>>> Sorry about this.
>>> Austin Seipp, Haskell Consultant
>>> Well-Typed LLP, http://www.well-typed.com/
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