Release news and generic source installer RC
dons00 at gmail.com
Tue May 5 13:28:49 EDT 2009
Still waiting on an account on haskell.org, should be completed later
today (US time).
Except 2009.2.0 in the next 24 hours.
(And it is a good time to get started on ensuring your distro supports
On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 7:22 PM, Don Stewart <dons00 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've updated the release page,
> Check it out and comment (does it make it clear why you should install
> the platform?).
> And all tickets are now closed that were blocking the release.
> Generic unix tarballs and the win32 installer are tested and ready to go.
> The final step now is to create haskell.org/download and upload the
> tar.gz, .exe, .cabal and checksums, alongside the download page.
> -- Don
> On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 3:39 PM, Duncan Coutts
> <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> So we've slightly slipped the release but if all goes well then Don will
>> make the release tomorrow while I'm away at FITA.
>> In the mean time here is RC1 for the generic source installer:
>> We're collecting results at:
>> Also, a preview of the download page which we will put up at
>> The text of that page is in the main haskell-platform darcs repo in
>> download-website/index.markdown. So do feel free to darcs send your
>> suggestions for Don to apply.
>> Mikhail: can you confirm for Don whether the existing .exe RC can just
>> be renamed to the final, or do you need to do a rebuild to update
>> internal strings too?
>>  http://sneezy.cs.nott.ac.uk/fun/
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