RC2 release imminent

Austin Seipp austin at well-typed.com
Thu Feb 27 00:21:04 UTC 2014

Oh, and I'll go ahead and say: as you already probably noticed, we
have XZ file support now. Please don't feel obligated to make a .xz
binary - I will happily repackage it for you.

'make binary-dist' by default will still use a .bz2 output, which will
work just fine when you send it to me.

On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 6:14 PM, Austin Seipp <austin at well-typed.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> The RC2 source distribution is here:
> http://www.haskell.org/ghc/dist/7.8.1-rc2/
> Please build from it directly. It matches the HEAD of the ghc-7.8
> branch as of now - e9212f0edbd3fddc3836ccded10d036c01d38505
> Like last time, please include a link to the bindist, and a
> cryptographic hash (md5/sha1) of the tarball so I know it's OK.
> Thanks!
> On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 7:03 AM, Páli Gábor János <pali.gabor at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2014-02-21 11:58 GMT+01:00 Gabor Greif <ggreif at gmail.com>:
>>> The funny thing is that Pali (without the accent) is a nickname for
>>> Pál (translated: Paul).
>>> But surely he is never called this way :-)
>> Well, it does not really matter for me :-)  I am aware I may confuse
>> non-Hungarians, because I use my name in many different ways, with and
>> without accents, I do not have a signature in my messages -- so I am
>> fine whatever I am called until it uniquely determines me.
>> But yeah, I am Gabor too; but apparently we have a lot of Gabors here
>> already :-P
> --
> Regards,
> 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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