End of Windows Vista support in GHC-8.6?

Ben Gamari ben at well-typed.com
Mon Mar 5 17:23:45 UTC 2018

Simon Jakobi via ghc-devs <ghc-devs at haskell.org> writes:

> Hi!
> Given that Vista’s EOL was in April 2017
> <https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/22882/windows-vista-end-of-support>
> i assume that there’s no intention to keep supporting it in GHC-8.6!?
> I’m asking because I intend to use a function
> <https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd405488.aspx>
> that requires Windows 7 or newer for #13362
> <https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/13362>.
Given that it's EOL'd, dropping Vista sounds reasonable to me.

Tamar, any objection?


- Ben
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