ANNOUNCE: GHC 7.6.2 Release Candidate 1

Goetz Isenmann info at
Thu Dec 13 12:31:09 CET 2012

On Sun, Dec 09, 2012 at 09:39:58PM +0000, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> We are pleased to announce the first release candidate for GHC 7.6.2:
> This includes the source tarball, installers for Windows, and
> bindists for Windows, Linux, OS X and FreeBSD, on x86 and x86_64.
> We plan to make the 7.6.2 release early in 2013.
> Please test as much as possible; bugs are much cheaper if we find them
> before the release!

This change

is missing for a success build on DragonFly-3.2/x86_64

With this change applied a "gmake test" gives:

OVERALL SUMMARY for test run started at Thu Dec 13 10:44:57 CET 2012
    3402 total tests, which gave rise to
   13556 test cases, of which
      10 caused framework failures
   10484 were skipped

    2966 expected passes
      47 had missing libraries
      37 expected failures
       0 unexpected passes
      22 unexpected failures

Unexpected failures:
   ../../libraries/directory/tests      getPermissions001 [bad exit code] (normal)
   ../../libraries/unix/tests/libposix  posix005 [bad stdout] (normal)
   ffi/should_run                       4038 [bad exit code] (normal)
   perf/compiler                        T6048 [stat not good enough] (optasm)
   perf/haddock                         haddock.Cabal [stat not good enough] (normal)
   perf/haddock                         haddock.base [stat not good enough] (normal)
   perf/haddock                         haddock.compiler [stat not good enough] (normal)
   plugins                              plugins01 [bad exit code] (normal)
   plugins                              plugins02 [stderr mismatch] (normal)
   plugins                              plugins03 [stderr mismatch] (normal)
   rts                                  T2615 [bad stdout] (normal)
   safeHaskell/check/pkg01              ImpSafeOnly01 [exit code non-0] (normal)
   safeHaskell/check/pkg01              ImpSafeOnly02 [exit code non-0] (normal)
   safeHaskell/check/pkg01              ImpSafeOnly03 [stderr mismatch] (normal)
   safeHaskell/check/pkg01              ImpSafeOnly04 [exit code non-0] (normal)
   safeHaskell/check/pkg01              ImpSafeOnly05 [stderr mismatch] (normal)
   safeHaskell/check/pkg01              ImpSafeOnly06 [exit code non-0] (normal)
   safeHaskell/check/pkg01              ImpSafeOnly07 [stderr mismatch] (normal)
   safeHaskell/check/pkg01              ImpSafeOnly08 [stderr mismatch] (normal)
   safeHaskell/check/pkg01              ImpSafeOnly09 [stderr mismatch] (normal)
   safeHaskell/check/pkg01              ImpSafeOnly10 [exit code non-0] (normal)
   safeHaskell/check/pkg01              safePkg01 [bad exit code] (normal)

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