[Haskell-cafe] [ANNOUNCE] GHC 8.8.1 is now available

Dan Burton danburton.email at gmail.com
Wed Oct 30 21:39:21 UTC 2019

My questions at this point are:

* What are the reasons that hackage-server must be upgraded to Cabal 3?
* What are the reasons that make this upgrade difficult?
* Can publishing to hackage be considered a proper part of the ghc release
process in the future?

On Wed, Oct 30, 2019, 07:30 Tom Ellis <
tom-lists-haskell-cafe-2017 at jaguarpaw.co.uk> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 29, 2019 at 11:11:04PM -0400, Ben Gamari wrote:
> >  * hackage-server needs to be updated to Cabal-3, tested, and the
> >    deployment updated before the remaining boot packages can be uploaded
> >    (admittedly I'm not familiar with the technical reasons for this
> >    dependency, but this is what I have been told)
> Perhaps Herbert could pitch in with an explanation because I think a lot of
> people will be feeling quite puzzled at this point.
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