[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Platform release schedule?

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Tue Jul 8 15:18:10 UTC 2014

On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 5:02 PM, Bob Ippolito <bob at redivi.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','bob at redivi.com');>> wrote:
>> Releasing two platforms with the same GHC version is a recipe for
>> disaster as well. It's currently designed to cohabitate with other versions
>> of the platform and that is dependent on each platform release having a
>> unique GHC release.
> This sounds like something we need to fix, or we can't make HP releases
> more often than GHC releases, which could mean >1 year between HP releases
> (i.e. which is the case with 7.8 I think).

Probably not going to happen any time soon, cabal would need to know what
version of the platform is installed, if any, to get the ~/.ghc stuff
correct to prevent them from trying to use the same package database.
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