ANNOUNCE: GHC 7.0.2 Release Candidate 2
Christian.Maeder at dfki.de
Tue Mar 1 10:08:28 CET 2011
Am 28.02.2011 21:47, schrieb Ian Lynagh:
> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 04:08:55PM +0100, Christian Maeder wrote:
>> Am 28.02.2011 13:33, schrieb Christian Maeder:
>>> Am 20.02.2011 22:16, schrieb Ian Lynagh:
>>>> We are pleased to announce the second release candidate for GHC 7.0.2:
>>> I'm surprised this is already the second release candidate for GHC
>>> 7.0.2. The first release candidate was announced 16.12.2010 (and forgotten).
> Well, we couldn't have another first RC :-)
>>> Shouldn't there be a third candidate to be sufficiently tested?
> There's a trade-off. Building testing, uploading, etc, another RC would
> be another 0.5-1 days work, and would put the release back by another
> week (which also puts back the HP release, the 7.2.1 release, and at
> this rate even the 7.4 release!).
>> I could not test much yet, due to
> You mean that these stop you testing with the RC, rather than that you
> think they're still broken in the 7.0 branch, right? You don't say what
> package (and version of the package) you're using in #4972, so I can't
> test it myself.
The package for #4972 is the programatica package attached to #4527, but
this ticket is fixed for ghc-126.96.36.19910224.
> You can also test with a more recent nightly snapshot that has the
> fixes for bugs that you're encountering:
> The RCs just use a nightly snapshot as the source tarball.
Yes, so I did.
> If there are no known issues, I plan to release 7.0.2 tomorrow, though!
Issue #4973 is not resolved (as I just found out).
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