[ANNOUNCE] GHC 8.0.1 release candidate 2

Ben Gamari ben at smart-cactus.org
Tue Feb 16 11:44:35 UTC 2016

Ccing quchen who has been working on warning-related things.

Sven Panne <svenpanne at gmail.com> writes:

> 2016-02-16 10:49 GMT+01:00 Ben Gamari <ben at smart-cactus.org>:
>> [...] To this end I recommend the following,
>>  * Someone propose a consistent vocabulary for warning flag names
>>  * We keep -fwarn- flags as they are currently
>>  * We keep the inconsistently named -W flags corresponding to these
>>    -fwarn- flags
>>  * We add consistently named -W flags alongside these
>>  * We set a timeline for deprecating the inconsistent flags
> This plan looks perfect.


>> Sven, perhaps you would like to pick up this task?
> Alas, I don't have many spare development cycles at the moment, especially
> given the relatively tight timeline for 8.0.1.

I'm afraid I also don't have the bandwidth to pick this up. I have
opened #11583 to track this issue. I hope someone is able to pick this
up before the release.


- Ben
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