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= GHC 7.4 =
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= GHC 7.4.1 =
  
 
== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
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== Current status ==
 
== Current status ==
 
* Targeted release: [[Releases/18 | Fedora 18 ]]  
 
* Targeted release: [[Releases/18 | Fedora 18 ]]  
* Last updated: 2012-03-21
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* Last updated: 2012-09-04
* Percentage of completion: 10%
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* Percentage of completion: 100%
  
 
== Detailed Description ==
 
== Detailed Description ==
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== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
GHC 7.4 is a major new version of ghc with many new compiler [http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/mm68o/ghc_74_branched_whats_in_for_christmas/ features] and [http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/users_guide/release-7-2-1.html improvements].
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GHC 7.4 is a major new version of the Haskell compiler with many [http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/users_guide/release-7-4-1.html improvements].
  
 
== Scope ==
 
== Scope ==
* Bootstrap ghc-7.4 in rawhide.
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* Bootstrap ghc-7.4.1 in rawhide [done]
* Finalize ghc-rpm-macros for F18.
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* Finalize ghc-rpm-macros for F18 [done]
* Refresh and rebuild all Haskell packages with appropriate version bumps.
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* Refresh and rebuild all Haskell packages with appropriate version bumps [done]
* Test packages in rawhide/f18
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* Build ghc-7.4 for secondary archs [done]
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* update Haskell Platform to 2012.2.0.0 [done]
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* Test packages in rawhide/f18 [done]
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* Block old Haskell Platform packages ([https://fedorahosted.org/rel-eng/ticket/5238 releng ticket]) [done]
  
 
== How To Test ==
 
== How To Test ==
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* yum install ghc-*-devel
 
* yum install ghc-*-devel
 
* yum install pandoc
 
* yum install pandoc
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* yum install gitit
  
 
== User Experience ==
 
== User Experience ==
Fedora users will have the latest version of GHC available to them.
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Fedora users will have the latest major version of GHC available to them.
  
 
== Dependencies ==
 
== Dependencies ==
haskell-platform release for ghc-7.4.1 expected in May 2012.
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* For ARM, llvm-3.1 needs to be patched for ghc: see [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=839473 bug] [done]
  
 
== Contingency Plan ==
 
== Contingency Plan ==
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== Documentation ==
 
== Documentation ==
* http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/7.2.2/html/users_guide/release-7-2-1.html
 
* http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/7.2.2/html/users_guide/release-7-2-2.html
 
 
* http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/7.4.1/html/users_guide/release-7-4-1.html
 
* http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/7.4.1/html/users_guide/release-7-4-1.html
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* http://hackage.haskell.org/platform/changelog.html
  
 
== Release Notes ==
 
== Release Notes ==
The Haskell GHC compiler has been updated to version 7.4.1 with numerous new features and improvements.
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The Haskell GHC compiler has been updated to version 7.4.1 with many new features and improvements.
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Haskell Platform has been updated to 2012.2.0.0.
  
 
== Comments and Discussion ==
 
== Comments and Discussion ==
 
* See [[Talk:Features/GHC74]]
 
* See [[Talk:Features/GHC74]]
  
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Latest revision as of 12:11, 17 October 2012

GHC 7.4.1

Summary

Update Fedora Haskell packages to the latest major version 7.4.1 of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler.

Owner

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 18
  • Last updated: 2012-09-04
  • Percentage of completion: 100%

Detailed Description

Bumping ghc version requires a complete rebuild of all Haskell packages against the new version.

Benefit to Fedora

GHC 7.4 is a major new version of the Haskell compiler with many improvements.

Scope

  • Bootstrap ghc-7.4.1 in rawhide [done]
  • Finalize ghc-rpm-macros for F18 [done]
  • Refresh and rebuild all Haskell packages with appropriate version bumps [done]
  • Build ghc-7.4 for secondary archs [done]
  • update Haskell Platform to 2012.2.0.0 [done]
  • Test packages in rawhide/f18 [done]
  • Block old Haskell Platform packages (releng ticket) [done]

How To Test

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

User Experience

Fedora users will have the latest major version of GHC available to them.

Dependencies

  • For ARM, llvm-3.1 needs to be patched for ghc: see bug [done]

Contingency Plan

No major problems expected.

Documentation

Release Notes

The Haskell GHC compiler has been updated to version 7.4.1 with many new features and improvements. Haskell Platform has been updated to 2012.2.0.0.

Comments and Discussion