[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: GHC version 7.6.1
ian at well-typed.com
Thu Sep 6 18:05:17 CEST 2012
The (Interactive) Glasgow Haskell Compiler -- version 7.6.1
The GHC Team is pleased to announce a new major release of GHC, 7.6.1.
Here are some of the highlights of the 7.6 branch since 7.4:
* Polymorphic kinds and data promotion are now fully implemented and
* Windows 64bit is now a supported platform.
* It is now possible to defer type errors until runtime using the
* The RTS now supports changing the number of capabilities at runtime
Full release notes are here:
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