GHC 6.4.2 release candidates

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Tue Mar 28 06:48:39 EST 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 12:34 +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> We're finally in release-candidate mode for 6.4.2.  Please grab a
> snapshot and try it out:
> (scroll to the bottom for the latest).  The available builds are:
> x86_64-unknown-linux (Fedora Core 5), i386-unknown-linux (glibc 2.3
> era), and Windows (i386-unknown-mingw32).  
> There's a source snapshot if you want to build yourself - please try
> this if you can, we need to make sure the source bundle builds cleanly.

For Gentoo users who want to help test building from source there is a
corresponding ebuild here:

Today's snapshot ebuild is ghc-6.4.2_pre20060327.ebuild but if you find
we're out of date you can usually just rename it for the right day's


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