ANNOUNCE: GHC 7.10.2 Release Candidate 2

Richard Eisenberg eir at
Sat Jul 4 02:26:17 UTC 2015

Fixes for the T10019 and T10534 issues are in D1036.

Edward Y, the issue around T10279 looks like your territory...

And the first four have been failing for me on Mac for a long time (months, at least). I don't know anything about them.


On Jul 3, 2015, at 7:28 PM, Mark Lentczner <mark.lentczner at> wrote:

> OS X GHC build has these test failures:
> Unexpected failures:
>    cabal/sigcabal01       sigcabal01 [bad stderr] (normal)
>    driver/retc001         retc001 [bad stderr] (normal)
>    ffi/should_run         T2276_ghci [bad exit code] (ghci)
>    rts                    linker_unload [bad exit code] (normal)
>    th                     T10019 [bad stdout] (ghci)
>    th                     T10279 [stderr mismatch] (normal)
>    typecheck/should_fail  T10534 [stderr mismatch] (normal)
> sigcabal01 looks like tests that depend on generated names or offsets that are just different under OS X
> retc001 - test looks busted to me: Does GHC now exit with a process error code of non-zero when compilation fails? If so, the Makefile needs fixing.
> T2276_ghci - looks like -Wignored-attributes broke this test?
> linker_unload - malloc.h is in malloc/malloc.h under OS X (!)
> T10019 - magic generated symbol in "golden" test out is wrong: 'a_1627391544' vs. 'a_1627391540'
> T10279 - panic! (the 'impossible' happened) gual_pkg rts-1.0
> T10534 - text message punctation change
> There were also a bunch of performance deviations - but they were mostly just out of bounds or wildly different (over by 100%.... under by 50%!)
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