A wiki page for managing the 6.10 handover

Simon Peyton-Jones simonpj at microsoft.com
Mon Oct 13 05:12:03 EDT 2008

| http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Upgrading_packages#Typical_breakages_with_GHC_
| 6.10
| >
| > It collects the 7 or so known issues that break code with GHC 6.10.
| > Please feel free to clean up, and especially *add techniques for
| > handling each change*.
| >
| > If we do this right, with cabal-install being smart, clear summaries of
| > what is broken and how to fix it, this might be the smoothest major
| > release yet.
| This is wonderful.  I've been making noises about trying to make the
| transition smoother this time, but you and Duncan have done most of the
| hard work.  Not only that, but the process has turned up some bugs that
| hopefully we'll be able to fix in time for the release.  Great stuff,
| thanks guys!

Yes, a big thank you from me too.  Fantastic work.


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