GHC on Ubuntu

Moritz Angermann moritz.angermann at
Thu Nov 16 13:36:41 UTC 2017

Hi Simon,

Herbert provides quite a few GHC builds at

Looking at, makes
me believe LTS might be Xenial or Trusty. For both
seem to be packages up to 8.2.2 and even HEAD available.

Hope that helps.


> On Nov 16, 2017, at 9:08 PM, Simon Peyton Jones via ghc-devs <ghc-devs at> wrote:
> The GHC distribution for Ubuntu appears to be 7.10, very old.  Do we (or they) bring on new versions?
> Here we use the LTS versions of Ubuntu, which seems stuck on 7.10.
> Simon
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