GHC 6.4.3 is stalled
kip.macy at gmail.com
Tue Jul 25 21:15:13 EDT 2006
If there are any fundamental issues with threading on FreeBSD I'd also
like to know about it.
On 7/25/06, Seth Kurtzberg <seth at cql.com> wrote:
> If it turns out that there is a freebsd issue, I can help with that. Possibly also with OSX.
> On Tue, 25 Jul 2006 11:50:58 +0100
> "Simon Peyton-Jones" <simonpj at microsoft.com> wrote:
> > Folks
> > GHC 6.4.2's threaded runtime system does not work right on
> > Solaris
> > MacOSX
> > Possibly FreeBSD
> > We'd love to fix these bugs and release 6.4.3, but we are stalled
> > because we don't have easy access to these platforms, nor do we have
> > detailed expertise in their intimate details (which is where the bugs
> > will be lurking).
> > If you care about these platforms, would you like to lend a hand? We
> > probably need more help than simply "here's access to the platform", but
> > we'd give you very strong support if you were willing to look into it.
> > Failing that, I think we'll have to stick with 6.4.2. (And the same
> > bugs may well show up in GHC 6.6, which we hope to release before ICFP.)
> > Simon
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