7.8.2 bugs and beyond
austin at well-typed.com
Fri Apr 11 23:51:09 UTC 2014
The 7.8.2 source tarball is here. I actually have most of the binaries
ready, but I forgot to send this in advance:
Please build when you get a chance. I'll probably go ahead and
announce shortly to get the bugfix into peoples hands, and we can
incrementally add new tarballs.
On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 7:53 AM, Austin Seipp <austin at well-typed.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> Misfortune has struck unfortunately - we shipped with a bit of an
> awful bug in 7.8.1, see #8978. The good news is Simon already has a
> fix! Yay!
> However, I'll probably be going ahead and releasing an immediate
> today. For everyone, I don't think this changes much regarding my last
> email - just substitute '7.8.2' with '7.8.3' where you might see it.
> Here's the list of 7.8.3 bugs for reference, I migrated the old 7.8.2
> tickets here:
> On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 7:34 PM, Austin Seipp <austin at well-typed.com> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> 7.8.1 is out. Yay! Now, on to the next thing.
>> Here's the very preliminary 7.8.2 buglist:
>> - https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/query?group=status&milestone=7.8.2
>> Note that this list has effectively received zero curation so far. I
>> plan on fixing that soon, and in the process I am probably going to
>> touch a lot of trac tickets (so I apologize in advance for the mail
>> spam, because y'all are probably going to get a lot of it). This will
>> include re-prioritizing these bugs, so take things with a grain of
>> salt right now.
>> Note that the bug tracker now has 7.8.1 as the default version - if
>> you're filing bugs, please be sure to try it first of course. :) And
>> don't forget to set the milestone to 7.8.2 if you think it qualifies
>> for a fix. There are already a couple of things in the merge queue.
>> There's currently no expected date for 7.8.2. Should it arrive
>> quickly? Or slowly? Simon, Simon and I are inclined to just let things
>> play out for a while of course, which is the traditional way things
>> are done. But this release window has been especially awkward, so
>> we'll see what happens.
>> This of course leaves timeline questions for 7.10 open - but before we
>> decide that, now's a time to just get some hacking done I suppose...
>> Austin Seipp, Haskell Consultant
>> Well-Typed LLP, http://www.well-typed.com/
> Austin Seipp, Haskell Consultant
> Well-Typed LLP, http://www.well-typed.com/
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