Status of GHC testsuite driver on Windows

Ben Gamari ben at
Mon Oct 17 13:21:21 UTC 2016

Ben Gamari <ben at> writes:

> So I spent my weekend in the jungles Windows compatibility layers. I'll
> spare you the details as they are gruesome but here's a brief summary,
>  * There are a few nasty bugs currently in msys2 which affect the GHC
>    testsuite driver:
>     * Mingw Python packages are terribly broken (#12554)
>     * Msys Python packages are also broken, but differently and only
>       with msys2-runtime >= 2.5.1 (#12660)
My apologies, this was supposed to read #12661.


- Ben
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