ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.8.2
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 04:17:41 EST 2007
Yitzchak Gale wrote:
> Removing support for %HOME% has suddenly broken many
> programs. If people don't like it, we can consider
> deprecating it in some future version of GHC, but for now
> it should put back.
Only GHCi has changed here. Perhaps you're under the impression that we
recently changed the behaviour of getHomeDirectory? In fact, it was
introduced in GHC 6.4 and has always had the same behaviour, calling
SHGetFolderPath on Windows.
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