Haskell Platform 2013.2 Proposal Status

Mark Lentczner mark.lentczner at gmail.com
Fri May 3 06:40:30 CEST 2013

Update: Anders K. has resolved the cgi issues, and will release 3001.1.7.5
soon. Once that's up I'll be building candidate installers (source and Mac).

- Mark

On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 11:03 PM, Mark Lentczner <mark.lentczner at gmail.com>wrote:

> I've pushed some changes to the pre-release branch<https://github.com/haskell/haskell-platform/tree/pre-release>of haskell platform. The tentative version list is now set, and I've done a
> preliminary build of the Mac release to be sure everything
> builds smoothly....
> ....it doesn't:
>    - Cabal as of 1.14 now refuses to run if GHC_PACKAGE_PATH is set.
>    Alas, this the way I was getting ghc to build in a hermetic environment
>    (building the platform with the platform's version of GHC, not the version
>    installed on my system). I've hacked around it in the build.sh script...
>    but it is fugly. Other packagers may well encounter the same issue.
>    - cgi will need a quick rev. as it relies on extensible-exceptions
>    which are no longer a separate package in 7.6.x
> As such, I don't think I'll have a candidate by tomorrow --- but soon.
> - Mark
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