Plans for GHC 6.12.1: release candidate 14 September 2009

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Wed Aug 19 06:58:40 EDT 2009

On 19/08/2009 10:15, Peter Hercek wrote:
> Ian Lynagh wrote:
>> We are aiming to have the first release candidate out on the 14th
>> September 2009.
>> Until then, we plan to focus on the bugs in the 6.12.1 milestone, marked
>> high priority; they are listed here:
>> If there is a bug not in that list that is important to you, please let
>> us know.
> Could you please merge ticket #3084: allow macros to redefine builtin
> GHCi commands
> It was agreed for 6.12.1 and the solution is attached. The solution did
> not result in any merge conflicts when I updated ghc.head a week ago. It
> did not cause any new errors in the validate script. I use it locally
> from the time the ticket was opened and I'm not aware of any problems.
> You might also consider ticket #3434: improve vi tags (add non-exported
> symbols, add tag kinds, add regex tags)
> There is a link to the solution from the ticket but this one is not
> approved. It does not result in any new errors in the validate script.
> But the solution may have impact on emacs tag generation and I tested
> the tags for emacs only in vim (vim recognizes them too).

Sounds ok to me.  If the patch goes in, I can do a quick test of :etags 
under emacs.


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