[Haskell-cafe] [ANNOUNCE] GHC 8.2.2 release candidate 2

Sven Panne svenpanne at gmail.com
Sun Nov 5 20:56:14 UTC 2017

2017-11-05 19:29 GMT+01:00 Viktor Dukhovni <ietf-dane at dukhovni.org>:

> Amen to that.  I find the diagnostic output of 8.2 substantially improved
> (more useful in locating the reported bugs) over previous versions.  So
> reverting to previous behaviour would not be a good idea.

I didn't propose that, just a way to *optionally* get the old behavior back
until we blissfully live in a world with a stable machine-readable

> It should not take too long for the relevant emacs modules to be updated.
> And they should be made more forgiving of small changes in the output
> format (use less precise regular expressions).

If I understand the tickets correctly, there is a loss of information, so
this might not be possible. OTOH, I don't fully understand how haskell-mode
works under the hood...

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