Planning for the 7.12 release

Niklas Hambüchen mail at
Fri Aug 28 12:15:50 UTC 2015

On 28/08/15 13:46, Ben Gamari wrote:
> If this is intended to be an immediate wholesale switch to Shake I would
> be very skeptical of merging for 7.12 as three months is, in my
> opinion, very little time to test such a sweeping change.

One thing I don't understand in this discussion:
Why need the change of GHC's build system be tied to any release at all?

Since it's nothing really affecting GHC users, only GHC devs, can't it
happen at any point in time between releases?

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