[jhc] Re: ANNOUNCE: jhc 0.7.5
Christian.Maeder at dfki.de
Thu Jul 22 10:08:09 EDT 2010
John Meacham schrieb:
> Announcing jhc 0.7.5! This mainly fixes some bugs that came up in
> peoples testing of 0.7.4 and includes a lot more libraries in the
> standard install and better standards support.
> Any testing people can do with the new garbage collector -fjgc would be
> greatly appreciated! As far as I know, this release has no regressions
> when using the new GC, so it will be enabled by default if I get no
> reports of problems with this release.
> Major changes
> * The Garbage Collector now fully supports the Windows, OSX 10.5 (leapord),
> and OSX 10.6 (snow leapord) targets.
> * Lots of libraries, now that I have a somewhat general script to
> cut through the cabal the following are now included with the default
I would like to see the haskell98 part of parsec-2.
> - haskell98
> - flat-foreign (CForegin, etc..)
> - jhc
> - base (not the same as ghcs base, close enough for most tasks though)
> - applicative
> - containers
> - Diff
> - html
> - HUnit
> - pretty
> - safe
> - smallcheck
> - utility-ht
> - xhtml
> * updates to base libraries to bring them closer to haskell 2010 and ghc base.
> - updated Functor and Applicative
> - added Debug.Trace
> - added a few functions in h2010 not in h98
> * support for adding valgrind annotations to generated source for
> debugging the RTS.
> * support for having the generated code annotate every heap location with
> useful profiling/debugging info. useful for debugging the RTS.
> * support for passing --win to the regression test driver to run all the
> tests cross-compiled for windows.
> * The Big HsName cleanup, finally got rid of old alegebraic HsName in favor
> of abstract Name and its faster operations, faster typechecking/frontend and
> code simplification opprotunities result.
> * improve the selftest.
> * bug fixes
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