[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: GHC version 7.6.1

Ian Lynagh ian at well-typed.com
Thu Sep 6 21:59:02 CEST 2012

On Thu, Sep 06, 2012 at 06:32:38PM +0200, Christian Hoener zu Siederdissen wrote:
> Awesome,
> I have been playing with GHC 7.6.0 until today and been very happy. Btw.
> isn't this the version that officially includes "-fnew-codegen" / HOOPL?
> Because the new codegen is optimizing the my ADPfusion library nicely.
> I lost 50% speed with new features, gained 100% with new codegen,
> meaning new features come for free ;-)

I suspect that you'll find that the new codegen doesn't work 100%
perfectly in 7.6, although I don't know the details - perhaps it just
isn't as fast as it could be. It'll be the default in 7.8, though.


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