[ANNOUNCE] Glasgow Haskell Compiler 8.0.1, release candidate 1

Ben Gamari ben at well-typed.com
Tue Feb 2 13:20:54 UTC 2016

Jens Petersen <juhpetersen at gmail.com> writes:

> On 14 January 2016 at 00:43, Ben Gamari <ben at well-typed.com> wrote:
>> The GHC Team is very pleased to announce the first release candidate of
>> the Glasgow Haskell Compiler 8.0.1 release.
> Thanks! - I spent a little trying to build/package it for Fedora, but
> running in the usual problem with changes in the library paths/package
> keys handling again...
> I see that the libraries that come with ghc do not get a package key
> unlike those built by hand with Cabal (in the hs-libraries field).
> Hence their filepaths also don't include the key any more.  Is this intentional?
> I need to update my dependency generation script for the libraries.
> However I am less sure how to handle/get the keys or hashes of
> dependencies now: is it better to use the id key than the ABI hash?

Edward, you'd be better able to answer this than me.


- Ben
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