[arch-general] Why ghc 7.2.2 ?

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Sat Nov 19 16:42:30 EST 2011

On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 11:36:07AM -0800, Bernardo Barros wrote:
> Hello,
> Why ghc 7.2.2 is in [testing]?
> People are planing to include it in [extra]? It's a "feature preview" release.
> It is not a stable release as far as I know. The haskell platform is
> scheduled to be released "late 2011" with the next stable version.

Have a look at the thread that starts with


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