ANNOUNCE: GHC 7.8.1 Release Candidate 2
johan.tibell at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 15:24:36 UTC 2014
Cabal-220.127.116.11 and cabal-install-18.104.22.168, released a couple of days ago,
have some GHC 7.8 specific fixes. I don't know if those will help your
On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 3:41 PM, José Pedro Magalhães <jpm at cs.uu.nl> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 2:15 PM, Carter Schonwald <
> carter.schonwald at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ghc 7.8 supports only cabal 1.18
> "I have later updated cabal-install (to version 22.214.171.124 using version
> 126.96.36.199 of the Cabal library), but that didn't change this problem."
> Or do you mean I need something even more recent than this?
>> Could you try using the boot strap script for getting new cabal install
>> on your system?
>> If not, Austin probably has a cabal-install binary lying around for his
>> windows testing
>> On Friday, March 7, 2014, José Pedro Magalhães <jpm at cs.uu.nl> wrote:
>>> Should I file a bug report for this? If it's indeed a GHC bug, it's a
>>> Can anyone else confirm it?...
>>> On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 8:17 AM, José Pedro Magalhães <jpm at cs.uu.nl>wrote:
>>> This GHC crashes whenever I try installing any package. (I guess this
>>> might be due to cabal-install, though.)
>>> Using the RC2 at
>>> OS: Win7 64bit
>>> cabal-install version 0.14.0
>>> using version 1.14.0 of the Cabal library
>>> cabal install --nats -v3 gives this output <http://lpaste.net/100678>,
>>> and brings up a standard windows application crash window before the
>>> "returned ExitFailure (-1073741819)" line with the following information:
>>> Problem signature:
>>> Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
>>> Application Name: ghc.exe
>>> Application Version: 0.0.0.0
>>> Application Timestamp: 5312f1e1
>>> Fault Module Name: ghc.exe
>>> Fault Module Version: 0.0.0.0
>>> Fault Module Timestamp: 5312f1e1
>>> Exception Code: c0000005
>>> Exception Offset: 01adb323
>>> OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
>>> Locale ID: 2057
>>> Additional Information 1: 1548
>>> Additional Information 2: 1548a4345bd8ec1f0510cd3884fa5889
>>> Additional Information 3: daab
>>> Additional Information 4: daabc1a5d9d41fd73825c2e9d33e1385
>>> I have later updated cabal-install (to version 188.8.131.52 using version
>>> 184.108.40.206 of the Cabal library), but that
>>> didn't change this problem. The same happened with RC1, btw.
>>> On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 6:23 PM, Austin Seipp <austin at well-typed.com>wrote:
>>> We are pleased to announce the second release candidate for GHC 7.8.1:
>>> This includes the source tarball and binary distributions for Windows,
>>> Linux, OS X, FreeBSD, and Solaris, on x86 and x86_64, and more. There
>>> are now two binary builds for Linux users: one for glibc 2.12 and GMP
>>> 4, primarily intended for RHEL users, and one built for glibc 2.13 and
>>> GMP 5 - intended for Debian and more recent machines.
>>> In addition, there is also an iOS cross compiler build (both in the
>>> native ARM configuration and i386 simulator configurations), separate
>>> Solaris 10 and Solaris 11 builds - the latter supporting dynamic
>>> linking - and a new Linux/PPC64 build using glibc 2.18/GMP 5. There is
>>> a signed copy of the SHA256 hashes available (attached) using my GPG
>>> key (keyid 0x3B58D86F).
>>> We're also now offering .tar.xz files, which roughly cut the size of
>>> the binary distributions in half compared to bzip2.
>>> We've closed approximately 45 tickets that people filed for RC1 in
>>> this release. Thank you for all the reports!
>>> 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!
>>> Austin Seipp, Haskell Consultant
>>> Well-Typed LLP, http://www.well-typed.com/
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