ANNOUNCE: GHC 6.8.3 Release Candidate
igloo at earth.li
Wed May 28 11:20:33 EDT 2008
We are pleased to announce the Release Candidate phase for GHC 6.8.3.
Snapshots beginning with 188.8.131.5280527 are release candidates for 6.8.3
You can download snapshots from here:
Right now we have the source bundles:
Only the first of these is necessary. The "extralibs" package contains
various extra packages that are often supplied with GHC - unpack the
extralibs tarball on top of the source tree to add them, and they will
be included in the build automatically.
There is also currently an installer for i386/Windows and binary
distributions for x86_64/Linux and i386/Linux. More may appear later.
Please test as much as possible; bugs are much cheaper if we find them
before the release!
We expect to release in a few days, assuming no major issues are
Ian, on behalf of the GHC team
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