[ANNOUNCE] GHC 8.2.2 release candidate 1

Ben Gamari ben at smart-cactus.org
Mon Oct 2 21:36:56 UTC 2017

"Boespflug, Mathieu" <m at tweag.io> writes:

> BTW, I hadn't spotted that this patch was only in HEAD since the
> documentation says:
> .. ghc-flag:: -pie
>     :shortdesc: Instruct the linker to produce a position-independent
> executable.
>     :type: dynamic
>     :category: linking
>     :since: 8.2.1
> I guess it was originally slated for that release? Should say at least
> 8.2.2.

Good catch, thanks for noticing this. I originally had intended this for
8.2.1 but it took longer to get the patch into shape than I anticipated
so I deferred it. It looks like I forgot to update the documentation
when I merged. I'll fix this right now.


- Ben

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