GHC 6.4.2 release candidates

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Sun Apr 23 11:32:22 EDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-04-12 at 16:02 +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:

> I've put the testsuite bundle here:

Thanks Simon, that's great. I've integrated it into the Gentoo

> There are zero unexpected failures on x86/x86_64 on Linux.  I think 
> there may be a few unexpected failures on Windows, but I've checked them 
> and they're not fatal.

I get zero unexpected failures on x86_64 too which is reassuring.

> I'll probably update nofib and make a bundle of that too.  There are 
> currently a few bogus failures due to floating point wibbles.

Cheers, that'd be nice too.

> > Perhaps we could record testsuite results for different arches on
> > the ghc wiki somewhere.
> Sure, that's a good idea.  I've left it a bit late to make any changes 
> to 6.4.2 based on anything you find, but it'll still be useful to record 
> the results for comparison with future versions.

We'll get round to running it on our various other arches and report


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