ANNOUNCE: GHC 7.0.1 Release Candidate 1

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Tue Sep 28 11:18:59 EDT 2010

On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 11:55:51AM -0700, Evan Laforge wrote:
> There are some issues with the .pkg installer under OS X:
> Installers shouldn't be deleting the old version!

This has been a long-standing bug of the OS X installer. We'd love a fix
from an OS X installer expert! The framework-pkg target in
distrib/MacOS/Makefile is how we build the installer.

> solution for this is to have /usr/bin/ghc-a.b.c point to
> .../GHC.framework/Versions/abc/... instead of
> ../GHC.framework/Versions/Current/...

Yes, that would make sense, if we could install multiple versions


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