[Haskell-cafe] freebsd-7.0BETA1 and ghc

Maxime Henrion mux at FreeBSD.org
Thu Oct 25 09:08:49 EDT 2007

brad clawsie wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2007 at 06:14:49PM -0400, Xiao-Yong Jin wrote:
> > Is there any hope for it to be fixed before the freeze of
> > ports tree? 
> i believe that is the purpose of the extended beta/rc period, to allow
> ports maintainers a chance to get things fixed before the main release
> as it stands a fix was submitted by a user but has not been entered
> into the main ports tree (yet):
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=117235 
> my impression of freebsd beta releases is that the term "beta" is not
> being casually applied (like google etc), but is a true cautionary label

I'll try to coordinate with fellow FreeBSD developers who are interested
in Haskell, in order to ensure we'll get GHC for FreeBSD 7 soon enough.
I am not sure however, that it will happen in time for 7.0-RELEASE.  The
ports freeze is currently planned for October 30.


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