GHC 8.0.1-rc4 source tarball availability

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at
Fri Apr 22 15:08:31 UTC 2016

heres my OSX build that matches up with that RC4 commit / 8.0 tip

$ shasum -a512 ghc-

On Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 10:27 AM, Ben Gamari <ben at> wrote:

> tl;dr: If you would like to produce a binary distribution for GHC
>        8.0.1-rc4 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,
> I am happy to announce the release of the 8.0.1-rc4 source distribution
> to binary packagers. This release should resolve all of the issues noted
> in the release candidate 3 announcement. You will find the usual
> artifacts at
> For this candidate we are again following our new release policy [1],
> with a one-week delay 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 has elapsed, we will move forward with the release of
> the binaries on an accelerated schedule. It would be appreciated if you
> could reply to this message confirming 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 ghc-8.0.1-rc4 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
> [1]
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