ANNOUNCE: GHC 6.12.1 Release Candidate 1
marlowsd at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 04:34:36 EDT 2009
On 12/10/2009 08:17, Philip Weaver wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 1:41 PM, Ian Lynagh <igloo at earth.li
> <mailto:igloo at earth.li>> wrote:
> Hi all,
> We are pleased to (finally!) announce the first release candidate
> for GHC 6.12.1:
> As well as the source tarball:
> there are installers for Windows (i386) and OS X (i386), and binary
> distributions for x86_64/Linux and i386/Linux. For the Linux binary
> distributions, the "linux-n" tarballs are recommended over the "linux"
> Please test as much as possible; bugs are much cheaper if we find them
> before the release!
> Thanks! I have been eager to try out 6.12. Unlike many of the recent
> snapshots, this one built and installed fine on Mac OS X 10.6 :).
> Is there an extralibs tarball that I should use with this? I installed
> the release candidate without said tarball. First, I noticed that my
> old version of cabal-install could not parse the output from
> cabal: failed to parse output of 'ghc-pkg dump'
Yes, work is in progress on cabal-install to update it to work with GHC
6.12.1. For now you have to use Cabal manually (runhaskell Setup
> Then, when I tried to build the network package manually, I got this:
> Building network-184.108.40.206...
> [1 of 5] Compiling Network.URI ( Network/URI.hs,
> dist/build/Network/URI.o )
> [2 of 5] Compiling Network.Socket.Internal (
> dist/build/Network/Socket/Internal.o )
> [3 of 5] Compiling Network.Socket ( dist/build/Network/Socket.hs,
> dist/build/Network/Socket.o )
> Not in scope: data constructor `System.Posix.Internals.Stream'
I think you may need the darcs version of the network package.
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