2013.4.0.0 proposal - getting to alpha
carter.schonwald at gmail.com
Mon Nov 18 03:26:39 UTC 2013
looks like theres a candidate patch for the alex issue by Nick Partridge
On Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 3:25 PM, Carter Schonwald <
carter.schonwald at gmail.com> wrote:
> There's currently an issue with Alex happy when they're built with clang
> cpp rather Than GCC cpp which some folks are trying to hammer out I think.
> I think it's a problem in Alex 3.1.2 but not 3.1.0.
> Either way: assuming that bug gets sorted out, making sure Haskell
> platform has a fresher Alex / happy so that Haskell platform can be used to
> build ghc 7.8 would be a nice thing to have.
> On Sunday, November 17, 2013, Mark Lentczner wrote:
>> Here is the current status of the 2013.4.0.0 proposal.
>> *Outstanding Issues*
>> We have a few decisions outstanding, and I'd like to have these decided
>> by Nov. 23 (one week).
>> - fgl - waiting to hear if Ivan will have new version ready in time.
>> - aeson / dlist - there are serveral options -- I'll start a separate
>> thread on this topic.
>> - alex / happy - I'd like to hear an "okay" from the maintainers on
>> the major version bump
>> *Current Proposed Versions*
>> *GHC 7.6.3* -- same as last time (erroneously listed as a version bump
>> last time)
>> *Packages with no changes:*
>> fgl, haskell-src, html, HUnit,
>> mtl, parsec, QuickCheck, random,
>> regex-base, regex-compat, regex-posix,
>> split, stm, text, transformers,
>> xhtml, zlib
>> *Packages held back:*
>> cgi: 3001.1.7.5 (3001.1.8.4* requires MonadCatchIO-mtl)*
>> *Packages with minor version bumps:*
>> HTTP: 4000.2.8 → 4000.2.9
>> network: 18.104.22.168 → 22.214.171.124
>> parallel: 126.96.36.199 → 188.8.131.52
>> syb: 0.4.0 → 0.4.1
>> unordered-containers: 0.2.3.0 → 0.2.3.3
>> vector: 0.10.0.1 → 0.10.9.1?
>> primitive: 0.5.0.1 → 0.5.1.0?
>> *Packages with major version bumps:*
>> case-insensitive: 184.108.40.206 → 220.127.116.11
>> hashable: 18.104.22.168 → 22.214.171.124
>> GLUT: 126.96.36.199 → 188.8.131.52
>> GLURaw: 184.108.40.206 → 220.127.116.11
>> OpenGL: 18.104.22.168 → 22.214.171.124
>> OpenGLRaw: 126.96.36.199 → 188.8.131.52
>> alex: 3.0.5 → 3.1.0 *pending okay*
>> happy: 1.18.10 → 1.19.0 *pending okay*
>> Cabal: 1.16.0 → 184.108.40.206 *consensus seems to be that this will
>> be okay*
>> cabal-install: 220.127.116.11 → 18.104.22.168
>> *Platform Packagers:*
>> This is likely to be the last HP source release that contains all the ad
>> hoc scripts for packaging. I canvased the group last time and as I recall,
>> everyone said they just used the .cabal file - and no one used the scripts.
>> I plan to replace them with a new tool built for the needs of the release,
>> and ditch this old set of scripts. If you need 'em, speak now, or forever
>> hold your peace!
>> — Mark
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