Minor release with new ghc?

Joachim Breitner nomeata at debian.org
Tue Aug 2 13:09:48 BST 2011


Am Dienstag, den 02.08.2011, 13:40 +0200 schrieb Mikhail Glushenkov:
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 10:00 PM, Joachim Breitner <nomeata at debian.org> wrote:
> > Am Donnerstag, den 16.06.2011, 12:17 +0900 schrieb Jens Petersen:
> >> > a new ghc-7.0.4 is soon to be released, with mostly minor and bugfix
> >> > changes. With my Debian Haskell Group hat on, and to be able to plan
> >> > ahead: Are we going to see a minor release of the Platform which
> >> > recommends ghc-7.0.4?
> >>
> >> +1 also for Fedora: I am planning to update soon from ghc-7.0.2 to
> >> the just released ghc-7.0.4.
> >>
> >> http://trac.haskell.org/haskell-platform/wiki/ReleaseTimetable
> >
> > May I bring this question up again?
> Apparently everyone is busy. I don't have a lot of free time right now
> either, but if we agree to do a release that includes GHC 7.0.4, I can
> roll out a Windows installer.

if time is the only issue: For the purposes of the Debian Haskell Group
it would be sufficient to know that it is o.k. for the Debian packages
of the platform to diverge from the released specs by including
ghc-7.0.4 instead of 7.0.3. A proper release is not really needed.


Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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