ANNOUNCE: GHC 6.10.1 beta

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at
Wed Sep 24 00:12:44 EDT 2008

On 2008 Sep 23, at 9:38, Christian Maeder wrote:
> But finally installation succeeded (editline is missing and the arrow
> keys don't work). Why are there 2 base packages?

Backward compatibility; older Haskell programs using base-3.x will  
still work.  (6.10 has unbundled a bunch more libraries from the base.)

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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