[Haskell-cafe] [ANNOUNCE] GHC 8.4.3 released
ietf-dane at dukhovni.org
Thu Jul 5 23:21:22 UTC 2018
On Thu, Jul 05, 2018 at 09:32:31AM -0400, Ben Gamari wrote:
> > While there's no binary distribution for FreeBSD at haskell.org,
> > as of June 30 there's a FreeBSD ghc-8.4.3 port.
> > https://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/lang/ghc/Makefile?view=log
> Ahh, great! Thanks for doing this. I'll try to replicate this while
> doing the builds for 8.6.
For the record, in case anyone gets the wrong impression, I am not
one of the port maintainers (who deserve the credit for creating
the port). I'm just a happy user of the port, which was upgraded
from 8.4.2 to 8.4.3 on Jun 30th. No issues with either version on
My meagre contribution amounts to reporting success with:
# cd /usr/ports/lang/ghc
# make config
# make package
# pkg install work/pkg/ghc-8.4.3.txz
The "make config" options include:
BOOT Use installed GHC for bootstrapping
which speeds up upgrade builds.
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