[ANNOUNCE] GHC 8.6.1-alpha1 available

Matthew Pickering matthewtpickering at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 23:38:02 UTC 2018

Users of nix can test their package using the instructions in this
gist. It should be straightforward as the 8.6.1 alpha will be
downloaded from the binary cache.


The compiler will use patches form head.hackage in order to build dependencies.

Any problems, let me know.


On Sat, Jun 30, 2018 at 10:26 PM, Ben Gamari <ben at well-typed.com> wrote:
> The GHC development team is pleased to announce the first
> alpha release leading up to GHC 8.6.1. The usual release artifacts
> are available from
>     https://downloads.haskell.org/~ghc/8.6.1-alpha1
> This is the first release (partially) generated using our new CI
> infrastructure. One known issue is that the haddock documentation is
> currently unavailable. This will be fixed in the next alpha release. Do
> let us know if you spot anything else amiss.
> As always, do let us know if you encounter any trouble in the course of
> testing. Thanks for your help!
> Cheers,
> - Ben
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