Backporting srcLoc to the GHC 7.10 branch

Ben Gamari ben at
Wed Jul 15 09:46:01 UTC 2015

Ben Gamari <ben at> writes:

> Michael Snoyman <michael at> writes:
>> Hi Simon,
>> We had a small pow-wow over here. We're already providing relevant
>> customers with a custom-built GHC, and only using this feature internally
>> to their codebases, so it's not a necessity to get this into upstream GHC
>> 7.10. It would be nice if the library ecosystem could start to add in
>> support for this feature, but on the other hand having it out in the wild
>> ties everyone's hands with improving the feature before the 7.12 release.
>> So put FP Complete down as somewhat ambivalent on whether it should go out.
Ahh, I just saw the messages sent yesterday. Michael, thanks for the
offer of further Stackage smoke-tests. Herbert, do you suppose you could
let Michael know when the PPA builds are available.

I'll be preparing a source distribution for limited release to the
packagers soon.


- Ben
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