Gearing up (again) for the next release: 2014.2.0.0

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at
Mon Mar 31 18:21:26 UTC 2014

If the new shake tooling really means the release cycles will be faster
with HP 7.8 series, i"m all for 7.8.1 HP :)

On Sunday, March 30, 2014, Mark Lentczner <mark.lentczner at> wrote:

> *happy *bumped to* 1.19.3*
> *alex *bumped to* 3.1.3*
> *haddock *bumped to* 2.14.1*
> *- but question about tying to GHC release still open: The concern is
> since GHC ships with it's doc built with the haddock executable it ships,
> will we have problems building the rest of the docs with a later haddock --
> and having all the cross references work?*
> As for GHC 7.8.2 - Where is the plan for 7.8.2 documented? It is barely
> mentioned in the GHC mailing list, and no mention in the GHC trac wiki, and
> the issues milestone has scant info.
> I'm very reluctant to hold out for an unknown GHC release. Unless we have
> good reason to think that GHC 7.8.1 is a bad release and will leave scads
> of people with broken build systems.... I'd like to continue to plan on
> releasing HP in mid May (so on schedule for 2014.2.0.0). As such, unless
> the turn of 7.8.2 comes within a week or two of 7.8.1 - let's stick with
> 7.8.1.
> Finally - note that part of my big push to totally re-write the Haskell
> Platform is so that we can all feel more confident turning a version more
> quickly if we need. If 7.8.2 comes out this Summer, and we think it is an
> important enough improvement - we can turn HP too.
> - Mark
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