6.10.3 plans

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Thu Apr 23 05:05:19 EDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-04-22 at 18:55 -0700, Sigbjorn Finne wrote:
> Hi Ian,
> thanks for the update on plans and the willingness to jump in and do another
> release cycle so soon after 6.10.2. The suggested fixes seem agreeable to
> me, but I have one _minor_ additional request for 6.10.3 if you end having
> to rebuild 'base' -- add a DEPRECATED (or some such) to
> Foreign.ForeignPtr.{newForeignPtr,addForeignPtrFinalizer} to indicate
> that the operational behaviour of these have changed.
> Small change, but could be helpful to package users&authors when migrating
> beyond 6.10.1

I agree that it's a little unfortunate that this change is in a minor

I'm not sure what can be done as far as automatic messages go however.
The notice about the change is in the release notes. The functions are
not deprecated (they're part of the FFI spec).


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