ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.8.2

Manuel M T Chakravarty chak at
Thu Dec 13 00:29:13 EST 2007

Ian Lynagh wrote:
>   =============================================================
>    The (Interactive) Glasgow Haskell Compiler -- version 6.8.2
>   =============================================================
> The GHC Team is pleased to announce a new patchlevel release of GHC.
> This release contains a number of bugfixes relative to 6.8.1,  
> including
> some significant performance fixes, so we recommend upgrading.

A binary distribution for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) is available from

To use this binary distribution, you need to have "readline" from  
MacPorts installed.


PS: This time around, there should be no dependency on MacPorts'  
"gmp", but this is hard for me to test locally.

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