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= GHC 7.0.3 and Haskell Platform 2011.2.0.1 =
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= GHC 7.0.4 =
  
 
== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
The latest update to Glasgow Haskell Compiler (ghc) version 7.0.3 was [http://haskell.org/ghc/download_ghc_7_0_3.html released] 27 March 2011, with various bug fixes.
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The latest update to Glasgow Haskell Compiler (ghc) version 7.0.4 was [http://haskell.org/ghc/download_ghc_7_0_4.html released] 15 June 2011, with various bug fixes.
  
 
Haskell Platform 2011 was updated for ghc-7.0.3 and released as 2011.2.0.1 in April.
 
Haskell Platform 2011 was updated for ghc-7.0.3 and released as 2011.2.0.1 in April.
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* Targeted release: [[Releases/16|Fedora 16]]
 
* Targeted release: [[Releases/16|Fedora 16]]
 
* Last updated: 25 May 2011
 
* Last updated: 25 May 2011
* Percentage completion 0%
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* Percentage completion 10%
  
 
== Detailed Description ==
 
== Detailed Description ==
* We will build ghc-7.0.3 in rawhide. []
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* ghc will be updated in rawhide. []
 
* Update ghc-rpm-macros if necessary. []
 
* Update ghc-rpm-macros if necessary. []
 
* Update all haskell packages to latest packaging templates and rebuild. []
 
* Update all haskell packages to latest packaging templates and rebuild. []
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== How to Test ==
 
== How to Test ==
* Packagers
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* yum install @haskell
** Build packages against GHC 7.0
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* yum install xmonad
** Many Haskell libraries and applications include test suites already (not many are enabled to my knowledge). Enabling these will help catch errors.
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* Testers
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** General usage of packaged Haskell applications to find bugs (probably manifest as assertion errors or exceptions)
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*** darcs
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*** cabal
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== User Experience ==
 
== User Experience ==
Developers will be able to use GHC 7.0.3.
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Developers will be able to use latest GHC.
  
 
== Dependencies ==
 
== Dependencies ==
None
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haskell-platform release for ghc-7.0.4 expected.
  
 
== Contingency Plan ==
 
== Contingency Plan ==
None: ghc-7.0.3 is a stable bugfix releases, which should not have any major surprises.
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None: ghc-7.0.4 is a stable bugfix releases, which should not have any major surprises.
  
 
== Documentation ==
 
== Documentation ==
 
* http://haskell.org/ghc/docs/7.0.3/html/users_guide/release-7-0-3.html
 
* http://haskell.org/ghc/docs/7.0.3/html/users_guide/release-7-0-3.html
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* http://haskell.org/ghc/docs/7.0.4/html/users_guide/release-7-0-4.html
  
 
== Release Notes ==
 
== Release Notes ==
Haskell GHC has been updated to version 7.0.3
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Haskell GHC has been updated to version 7.0.4
with various bugfixes and haskell-platform to 2011.2.0.1.
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with various bugfixes and haskell-platform to 2011.2.0.x.
  
 
== Comments and Discussion ==
 
== Comments and Discussion ==
* See [[Talk:Features/GHC703]]
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* See [[Talk:Features/GHC704]]
  
 
[[Category:FeatureAcceptedF16]]
 
[[Category:FeatureAcceptedF16]]

Revision as of 06:51, 17 June 2011


Contents

GHC 7.0.4

Summary

The latest update to Glasgow Haskell Compiler (ghc) version 7.0.4 was released 15 June 2011, with various bug fixes.

Haskell Platform 2011 was updated for ghc-7.0.3 and released as 2011.2.0.1 in April.

Owners

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 16
  • Last updated: 25 May 2011
  • Percentage completion 10%

Detailed Description

  • ghc will be updated in rawhide. []
  • Update ghc-rpm-macros if necessary. []
  • Update all haskell packages to latest packaging templates and rebuild. []
  • Test packages in rawhide []

Benefit to Fedora

Fedora will benefit by providing the latest ghc compiler and haskell-platform to its users with various bugfixes.

Scope

  • Minimal impact outside of Haskell packages
  • Rebuilding all Haskell packages: see Detailed Description above

How to Test

  • yum install @haskell
  • yum install xmonad

User Experience

Developers will be able to use latest GHC.

Dependencies

haskell-platform release for ghc-7.0.4 expected.

Contingency Plan

None: ghc-7.0.4 is a stable bugfix releases, which should not have any major surprises.

Documentation

Release Notes

Haskell GHC has been updated to version 7.0.4 with various bugfixes and haskell-platform to 2011.2.0.x.

Comments and Discussion