[ANNOUNCE] GHC 8.0.1 source tarball available

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at gmail.com
Wed May 11 17:02:57 UTC 2016

i hit tar: ghc-8.0.1/utils/haddock/doc/haddock/*: Cannot stat: No such file
or directory
whats that about?
i can try to poke at it this evening too

On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 11:33 AM, Ben Gamari <ben at well-typed.com> wrote:

> > [ Unknown signature status ]
> tl;dr: If you would like to produce a binary distribution for GHC
>        8.0.1 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 at long last announce the release of the 8.0.1 source
> distribution to binary packagers. You will find the usual artifacts at
>     http://downloads.haskell.org/~ghc/8.0.1/
> These tarballs are derived from GHC commit
>     e99c1e2516aeb283172c7e6898508238e33cf065.
> For this release 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 for this release.
> Otherwise, let either Austin or I know if you have any trouble building
> your distribution. As usual I'll hold off on pushing the release git tag
> until we have a few binaries built in case we encounter unexpected
> issues.
> Good luck and thanks for all of your work!
> Cheers,
> - Ben
> [1] https://mail.haskell.org/pipermail/ghc-devs/2016-March/011546.html
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