[Haskell-cafe] Re: Arch Haskell News: Jan 11 2009

Vesa Kaihlavirta vpkaihla at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 11:59:19 EST 2009

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 9:27 PM, Peter Hercek <phercek at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Any idea why ghc 6.10.1 is still in Testing repository on archlinux?

I have some idea :P

The obvious reason: we wanted to minimize the amount of breakage the
upgrade would cause. My guess was that the most common usage pattern
for ghc on Arch is building one's own xmonad config, and there's still
no release version of xmonad-contrib that builds on ghc-6.10.1.


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