RC2 release imminent

Herbert Valerio Riedel hvr at gnu.org
Thu Feb 27 12:22:33 UTC 2014

On 2014-02-27 at 01:14:38 +0100, Austin Seipp 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.

Fyi (no need to mirror them on www.h.o), here are direct links to Ubuntu
12.04/x86_64 binary .deb's from my Travis-CI PPA (which are expected to
be ABI compatible with later Ubuntu versions up to at least Ubuntu




They install into /opt/ghc/7.8.1/, therefore you just need to add
/opt/ghc/7.8.1/bin into your search PATH.


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