[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: GHC version 7.2.1

Henning Thielemann schlepptop at henning-thielemann.de
Thu Aug 11 19:16:46 CEST 2011

On 09.08.2011 22:01, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> The GHC Team is pleased to announce a new major release of GHC, 7.2.1.
> The 7.2 branch is intended to be more of a "technology preview" than
> normal GHC stable branches; in particular, it supports a significantly
> improved version of DPH, as well as new features such as compiler
> plugins and "safe Haskell". The design of these new features may evolve
> as we get more experience with them. See the release notes for more
> details of what's new and what's changed.

These sound like a lot of exciting news. The release notes also mention 
a VECTORISE pragma, that is not mentioned in
and not in the index. Is it about the planned GHC support for 
SSE/AltiVec vector units or is it about DPH?

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