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Christian.Maeder at dfki.de
Fri Feb 25 14:05:08 GMT 2011
I can only repeat to make patch releases as good as possible without
referring to (a) future release(s).
Only patch releases are sufficiently stable and may be used longer (by
I'm still at ghc-6.12.3 although that one didn't get the patch in for
ghc-7.10.1 has problem http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/4527
The stable ghc-6.10.4 will soon be unusable (many hackage packages that
no longer support this version) and it's container package does not have
As you write yourself: "bugs are much cheaper if we find them
before the release!" This also applies to unfortunate features.
Am 25.02.2011 14:08, schrieb Simon Peyton-Jones:
> Dear Haskell Platform gurus
> Christian Maeder would like GHC’s lambda-pattern warning change merged
> into the 7.0.2 GHC that you are about to release in the Haskell Platform.
> By default we don’t do this, since is a specification change. Moreover,
> it’s very late in the day, since we have a Release Candidate out for
> 7.0.2. But he asked, so I’m asking you on his behalf. I suppose that
> if you say “please do” we can delay 7.0.2 a bit, merge the patch, and
> you can re-test your HP.
> Please let us know. Thanks.
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