Call for features for GHC 8.4

Evan Laforge qdunkan at
Mon Oct 9 18:45:33 UTC 2017

I'd like to see this fixed:

It's a show stopper that prevented me from being able to use 8.2 at all.

Once again, if no one has time to address it, I'd be happy to take a
look myself.

On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 9:15 AM, Ben Gamari <ben at> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> The release of GHC 8.4 is quickly approaching, with a release targetted
> for February 2018. To allow plenty of time for stabilization, we would
> like to cut the ghc-8.4 branch sometime in November. Currently there are
> relatively few items on the 8.4 status page [1]. If you have a feature
> which you would like to see in 8.4 but is not listed there please do
> add it soon.
> Also note that if things go according to plan, 8.6 will come a mere six
> months after 8.4 so if you have a large feature which won't make it for
> 8.4, do not fret; another release will be just around the corner.
> Cheers,
> - Ben
> [1]
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