Can the in-progress ByteString proposals make it into GHC 7.4.1?

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Wed Nov 16 00:07:31 CET 2011

On Tue, 2011-11-15 at 18:12 +0000, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 11:15:17AM +0000, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> > On Thu, 2011-11-03 at 12:40 +0000, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> > > 
> > > Don, Duncan: were you wanting to get these changes into 7.4?
> > 
> > Yes. They're now in the upstream repo for bytestring along with various
> > other changes. So I hope that'll flow through into ghc's mirror.
> I tried pulling them a few days ago, but validate didn't go through.

Due to other libs requiring bytestring == 0.9.*, or any other more
interesting reason? If you don't recall, nm.

> As we were well past the announced deadline I therefore wasn't
> planning on pulling them in for 7.4.

Fair enough. I have other bigger things to include as well (new builder
monoid) so it's fine to postpone the lot.


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