ANNOUNCE: GHC version 7.2.1

Joachim Breitner nomeata at
Wed Nov 23 11:52:27 CET 2011

Hi Simon,

Am Mittwoch, den 23.11.2011, 10:12 +0000 schrieb Simon Marlow:
> > It seems that this fix did not make it into the 7.2.2 release. Was that
> > intentional? What must happen for it to be included in the next release?
> >
> > Same for the change here:
> >
> Sorry about missing those.  We made 7.2.2 mainly to fix a few critical 
> bugs that made 7.2.1 unusable for some people - bugs that caused it to 
> generate code that crashed at runtime, with no suitable workaround.  We 
> also searched around for other critical bug fixes to include.  Those two 
> you mention above fell through the cracks I'm afraid.

no problem, they are not critical.

> 7.4.1 will be out soon with all these fixes anyway.

That’s all I want to hear :-)


Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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