ANNOUNCE: GHC 7.8.4 Release Candidate 1

Michael Snoyman michael at
Wed Nov 26 08:54:07 UTC 2014

On Tue Nov 25 2014 at 9:46:46 PM Austin Seipp <austin at> wrote:

> We are pleased to announce the first release candidate for GHC 7.8.4:
> This includes the source tarball and bindists for 64bit Linux. Binary
> builds for other platforms will be available shortly. These binaries
> and tarballs have an accompanying SHA256SUMS file signed by my GPG key
> id (0x3B58D86F).
> We plan to make the 7.8.4 release sometime in the next few weeks.
> Please test as much as possible; bugs are much cheaper if we find them
> before the release!
Just wanted to report: I ran a full Stackage build + test suite using the
release candidate, and everything passed. This build consisted of ~750
packages. You can find the list of packages at:

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