[Haskell-cafe] cabal 3.8 pre-released!

Mikolaj Konarski mikolaj at well-typed.com
Fri Jun 3 09:07:47 UTC 2022

Hello! The first 3.8 series cabal release candidate is available. Install via

ghcup config add-release-channel \
ghcup install cabal

or manually from


We, the cabal team, are completely dependent on our invaluable contributors
and collaborators, thanks to whom this pre-release is possible.
Therefore, please test extensively and if anything critical is missing
or broken that you'd like to see fixed in, let us know
on the bug tracker. There is still a narrow window to change things
and the cabal team will try to guide you along and help you implement them.
The dynamic list of known grave bugs that could plausibly be solved
for 3.8 is at


At the time of writing none of the bugs on the list is blocking the final
3.8 release. Changelogs are at


The list of all authors of cabal is the git commit log. You are great.

Happy hacking,

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