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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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Update Glasgow Haskell Compiler (ghc) from version 7.0.2 to [http://haskell.org/ghc/download_ghc_7_0_4.html 7.0.4 release] (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.
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Haskell Platform 2011.2.0.1 was released in April for ghc-7.0.3: a minor update is expected for 7.0.4.
  
 
== Owners ==
 
== Owners ==
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== Current status ==
 
== Current status ==
 
* Targeted release: [[Releases/16|Fedora 16]]
 
* Targeted release: [[Releases/16|Fedora 16]]
* Last updated: 25 May 2011
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* Last updated: 29 August 2011
* Percentage completion 0%
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* Percentage completion 100%
  
 
== Detailed Description ==
 
== Detailed Description ==
* We will build ghc-7.0.3 in rawhide. []
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* ghc will be updated in rawhide. [done]
* Update ghc-rpm-macros if necessary. []
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* Update ghc-rpm-macros to drop prof subpackages [done]
* Update all haskell packages to latest packaging templates and rebuild. []
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* cabal2spec updated to use %ghc_arches macro and BR ghc-Cabal-devel and individual core libs [done]
* Test packages in rawhide []
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* Update all haskell packages to latest packaging templates and rebuild. [done]
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* Test packages in F16/rawhide [done]
  
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
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== Scope ==
 
== Scope ==
* Minimal impact outside of Haskell packages
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* Rebuilding all Haskell packages.
* Rebuilding all Haskell packages: see Detailed Description above
 
  
 
== 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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* yum install ghc-*-devel
* Testers
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* yum install pandoc
** General usage of packaged Haskell applications to find bugs (probably manifest as assertion errors or exceptions)
 
*** darcs
 
*** cabal
 
  
 
== 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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ghc-7.0.4 is a stable bugfix release, which should not have any major surprises.
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If haskell-platform-2011.2.0.2 is not released in time we will ship with haskell-platform-2011.2.0.1 + ghc-7.0.4, and update haskell-platform later if necessary.
  
 
== 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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The Haskell GHC compiler has been updated to version 7.0.4
 
with various bugfixes and haskell-platform to 2011.2.0.1.
 
with various bugfixes and haskell-platform to 2011.2.0.1.
  
 
== Comments and Discussion ==
 
== Comments and Discussion ==
* See [[Talk:Features/GHC703]]
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* See [[Talk:Features/GHC704]]
  
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GHC 7.0.4

Summary

Update Glasgow Haskell Compiler (ghc) from version 7.0.2 to 7.0.4 release (15 June 2011), with various bug fixes.

Haskell Platform 2011.2.0.1 was released in April for ghc-7.0.3: a minor update is expected for 7.0.4.

Owners

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 16
  • Last updated: 29 August 2011
  • Percentage completion 100%

Detailed Description

  • ghc will be updated in rawhide. [done]
  • Update ghc-rpm-macros to drop prof subpackages [done]
  • cabal2spec updated to use %ghc_arches macro and BR ghc-Cabal-devel and individual core libs [done]
  • Update all haskell packages to latest packaging templates and rebuild. [done]
  • Test packages in F16/rawhide [done]

Benefit to Fedora

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

Scope

  • Rebuilding all Haskell packages.

How to Test

  • yum install @haskell
  • yum install xmonad
  • yum install ghc-*-devel
  • yum install pandoc

User Experience

Developers will be able to use latest GHC.

Dependencies

haskell-platform release for ghc-7.0.4 expected.

Contingency Plan

ghc-7.0.4 is a stable bugfix release, which should not have any major surprises.

If haskell-platform-2011.2.0.2 is not released in time we will ship with haskell-platform-2011.2.0.1 + ghc-7.0.4, and update haskell-platform later if necessary.

Documentation

Release Notes

The Haskell GHC compiler has been updated to version 7.0.4 with various bugfixes and haskell-platform to 2011.2.0.1.

Comments and Discussion