GHC 8.0.1 status

Ben Gamari ben at
Sat Feb 27 22:58:42 UTC 2016

Christiaan Baaij <christiaan.baaij at> writes:

> Given that I was working on at least once package (
> which gave panics on
> GHC8-rc2, couldn't we get at least an GHC8-rc3 before doing an 8.0.1
> release in 3 weeks?

As I said in the original message (and several times prior),

> Hopefully in a few weeks the tree will be in such a state that we can
> push out yet another candidate which, with luck, will be the last
> before the release.

that is, there will be *at least* one more release candidate before the
final release.

Fear not; we will not be pushing out 8.0.1 until we are convinced it has been
sufficiently tested.


- Ben

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