ANNOUNCE: GHC 7.8.1 Release Candidate 2

Austin Seipp austin at
Tue Mar 4 01:51:15 UTC 2014

Hi Kazu,

It turns out this was an error on my part - thank you for pointing it
out. I've confirmed this exists with the current RC2 bindist. My

We'll be syncing the Cabal submodule with the newest Cabal release
once Johan pushes it out, so this shouldn't happen again. Thanks!

On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 7:31 PM, Kazu Yamamoto <kazu at> wrote:
> Hi Austin,
>> We've closed approximately 45 tickets that people filed for RC1 in
>> this release. Thank you for all the reports!
> Good work!
>> We plan to make the final 7.8.1 release soon, and hope RC2 will be the
>> last RC. So *please* test as much as possible; bugs are much cheaper
>> if we find them before the release!
> Unfortunately, ghc- does not have:
> So, ghc- does not use @rpath:
>         % otool -L libHSmtl-2.1.2-ghc7.8.0.20140228.dylib
>         libHSmtl-2.1.2-ghc7.8.0.20140228.dylib:
>                 /Users/kazu/work/cab/.cabal-sandbox/lib/x86_64-osx-ghc- (compatibility version 0.0.0, current version 0.0.0)
> --Kazu
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