Shake fails test with GHC 7.10 RC3

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at
Sat Mar 21 08:10:05 UTC 2015

A simple test case should be as simple as checkout Shake
(, cabal build as necessary
then cabal test. A shorter (and fractionally more robust) test would
be "shake-test oracle test", using the Cabal test suite.

Thanks, Neil

On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 7:21 AM, Herbert Valerio Riedel
<hvriedel at> wrote:
> On 2015-03-21 at 07:56:32 +0100, Neil Mitchell wrote:
> [...]
>> 3) I tested with GHC RC1 and GHC RC2, both of which were fine. The fact no
>> one else hit this with RC2 might just be because its a very recent
>> regression.
> We -- and by that I don't mean myself... :) -- could git-bisect between
> RC2 and RC3 here (semi-)automatically (i.e. maybe unattended if it's
> scriptable) if your test-case (even if it's not minimal) reliably
> triggers the bug...
> Cheers,
>   hvr

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