[ANNOUNCE] GHC 8.0.1 source tarball available

Ben Gamari ben at well-typed.com
Thu May 12 10:47:05 UTC 2016

Ben Gamari <ben at well-typed.com> writes:

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> 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
Sorry about the false start earlier. It seems there were a few tricky
bits in the integration between haddock and GHC's build system that
weren't quite right. This should be fixed now.

I've pushed the result to the ghc-8.0 branch and have pushed a set of
new source tarballs to the usual URL. The new release commit is


Again, I'll hold off a bit longer in pushing the tag in case there are
further issues. As always, let me know if you have any issues (and
thanks to those who alerted me of the Haddock issue).


- Ben

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