Haskell Platform 2013.2 Proposal Status

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Fri Apr 12 13:12:29 CEST 2013

* Christian Maeder <Christian.Maeder at dfki.de> [2013-04-12 11:26:25+0200]
> Hi,
> I just spoiled my day by http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/7748
> with ghc-7.6.2 in our large project:
> hets: <<loop>>
> hets works fine with ghc-7.6.1 (and older versions). I haven't
> located the error yet, though.
> Yet, I therefore conclude, GHC 7.6.2 ist not suited for the official HP.

I don't think this is enough data to make such a conclusion.
GHC 7.6.2 may have fixes for bugs that are present in GHC 7.6.1, for

So we need to compare the fixed bugs versus regressions in 7.6.2 to make
the choice.

(OTOH, the looping bug is a nasty one, if you ask me, and is difficult
to debug.)


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