HEADS UP: Final call for 7.10.2 is soon

Wolfgang Jeltsch g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org
Tue Jun 2 22:03:03 UTC 2015


bug #10009 appears on the status page with status “new”, although the
bug should have been fixed in HEAD. Can this fix *please* be a part of
GHC 7.10.2? At the moment, this bug breaks the incremental-computing
package in a nontrivial way (and I think it breaks HList too).

All the best,

Am Dienstag, den 02.06.2015, 16:31 -0500 schrieb Austin Seipp:
> Hi *,
> I've just finished merging all the latest patches for GHC 7.10.2 into
> the STABLE branch. All in all, we've fixed a lot of bugs (over 80
> tickets closed)!
> So, we'll probably be doing a 7.10.2 release here in a few weeks. The
> tentative plan was around the 14th, although it's not set in stone.
> (At worst, it would be pushed from the 14th to the 21st).
> With that in mind, if I could quickly direct your attention to the GHC
> bug tracker and the status page[1] - it would be really helpful if you
> check if the things you want are fixed!
> Specifically, if you want something fixed for the 7.10.2 release:
>   - Make sure there is a ticket. It really needs to exist or we'll just forget!
>   - If your bug is critical, please explain why! We really want to
> kill showstoppers ASAP, because bugs are much cheaper to fix early. If
> that's the case we can bump the priority if it's necessary to make
> things clear.
>   - Set the milestone to 7.10.2. It'll automatically appear on the status page.
> That should be it - we'll be monitoring the status page regularly to
> keep track of new things. The current bug list is pretty small - we
> may move some of them out, or fix several more. So just try to let us
> know.
> As a sidenote, I'm quite happy with this release - it's fixed dozens
> of tricky bugs, improved some nasty corner cases in compiler
> performance, and overall seems like it will be high quality. Thanks to
> everyone who submitted patches!
> I'll send out another email next week as another reminder.
> [1] https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Status/GHC-7.10.2

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