[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Platform release schedule?
johan.tibell at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 13:18:40 UTC 2014
On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 3:00 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 12:21 AM, Dominick Samperi <djsamperi at gmail.com>
>> The Haskell Platform wiki page says the platform follows a 6-month
>> release schedule, yet the last release occurred more than one year
>> ago, and I couldn't find information about future plans.
>> Are there plans to update the platform with ghc 7.8.2?
> The Platform keeps getting stuck waiting for GHC. The skipped release was
> because ghc 7.8 took some 6 months after "we plan to release just before
> ICFP 2013"(!); now it's waiting on ghc 7.8.3 bug fixes, which were "should
> be released by the end of the week" a couple of weeks ago. :( 7.8.3's bug
> fixes are significant enough that it would be bad to release a platform
> without them.
And we couldn't go with 7.6 because of some problems on newer OS X:es
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