Change in GHC release timing policy

Jens Petersen juhpetersen at
Thu Mar 10 02:46:33 UTC 2016

>   * The source release will be tagged and tarballs pushed to a staging
>     area
>   * We will soon thereafter notify the binary distribution builders and
>     ghc-devs@
>   * Everyone will go to work on their binary distributions
>   * One week after the source release is tagged the release artifacts
>     will be pushed to and the release publicly
>     announced.
> We hope that this will remove some of the confusion from the current
> process while ensuring that all platforms have the potential for support
> on the day of the release. We'll be trying this for 8.0.1-rc3 and the final
> release. If all goes well we'll continue this policy in future releases.

Sounds great, thanks!!


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