[Haskell-cafe] Release: stan, extending support to GHC 9.6

Tom Ellis tom-lists-haskell-cafe-2023 at jaguarpaw.co.uk
Sun Oct 15 19:32:13 UTC 2023

I'm pleased to announce an even newer release of `stan`, a static
analysis tool for Haskell. This release extends last week's release by
adding support for 9.6, extending the supported range to 8.8-9.6.

### About `stan`

Stan is a command-line tool for analysing Haskell projects. It
discovers which parts of the code can potentially be improved, and
offers suggestions on how to do so. Read more about  `stan` in its

### Installation

I recommend obtaining `stan` from Hackage by following [the
installation instructions in the


### Help wanted

`stan` lacks active maintainers and is currently in essential
maintainance only mode. I am helping out to make sure `stan` can
continue to build with newer GHCs. I would welcome assistance,
particularly on the following issues:

* Supporting GHC 9.8
* Prospective support for GHC 9.10
* Fixing caching on Github Actions

If you would like to contribute to Stan please [create an
issue](https://github.com/kowainik/stan/issues) on the Github


[1] Some point releases are excluded because the GHC API doesn't seem
to provide enough type information, notably the later releases in the
9.2 series.

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