GHC 8.0.1-rc3 source tarball availability
Erik de Castro Lopo
mle+hs at mega-nerd.com
Wed Apr 13 11:40:57 UTC 2016
George Colpitts wrote:
> My understanding is that the required version of llvm is 3.7. Is it safe to
> assume that 3.7.1 is also okay?
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 12:05 PM Ben Gamari <ben at well-typed.com> wrote:
> > tl;dr: If you would like to produce a binary distribution for GHC
> > 8.0.1-rc3 then let us know, grab the source distribution and
> > start building. The binary distributions will be all released one
> > week from today.
> > Hello GHC packagers,
> > Austin and I are happy to announce the release of the 8.0.1-rc3 source
> > distribution to binary packagers. You will find the tarball and usual
> > assortment of signatures at
> > http://downloads.haskell.org/~ghc/8.0.1-rc3/
> > This release is the first where we are following our new release policy
> > , where a one-week delay will be introduced between the release of
> > the source and binary distributions. The goal of this policy is to give
> > all platforms the opportunity for support from the first day of a
> > release.
> > If all of the expected binary releases are submitted before the
> > week-long delay is through, we can move forward with the release ahead
> > of schedule. Given how late release candidate 3 is, we'd naturally like
> > to get the binary releases out as soon is possible: The sooner we can
> > get this -rc out the door the sooner we can get to the final release.
> > Moreover, it would be appreciated if you could confirm that you intend
> > to offer a binary distribution this release.
> > Otherwise, let either Austin or I know if you have any trouble building
> > your distribution. I have yet to push the 8.0.1-rc3 tag in case we
> > encounter unexpected issues but all of my builds with this tarball
> > thusfar have gone quite well.
> > Good luck and thanks for all of your work!
> > Cheers,
> > - Ben
> >  https://mail.haskell.org/pipermail/ghc-devs/2016-March/011546.html
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