ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.8.3 binary-dists

Christian Maeder Christian.Maeder at
Tue Jul 1 09:49:34 EDT 2008

Since I've switched back from ghc-6.8.3 to ghc-6.8.2 I would like to see 
a new minor ghc version 6.8.4 with this "bug" fixed.

Cheers Christian

Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> As I said to Serge, I *think* all this arises from the *unconditional* inlining of instance declarations, which isn't under flag control unfortunately.  The only fix at the moment is to write instance decls whose code is small -- just call a separate top-level function
>         instance C T where
>           op = op_T
>         op_T = ....
> But this is highly unsatisfactory.  I just need to find a clear day or two to look into this carefully.  Stay tuned.

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