ghc-7.6.1 test repo available on fedorapeople

Jens Petersen juhp at
Wed Sep 12 05:30:39 UTC 2012

I have also added a partial test build of haskell-platform but
cabal-install is broken.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Jens Petersen <juhp at>
Date: 8 September 2012 15:58
Subject: Re: ANNOUNCE: GHC version 7.6.1
To: glasgow-haskell-users at
Cc: haskell at

On 7 September 2012 01:05, Ian Lynagh <ian at> wrote:
> The GHC Team is pleased to announce a new major release of GHC, 7.6.1.

Thanks!  I have done a full test build for Fedora 18 Development on x86_64
which you can install from my new testing repo:


It seems to work fine on fedora 17 too for me.
Official Fedora builds probably won't appear in Rawhide
until a draft/testing Haskell Platform is ready, maybe next month?

(The bootstrap build used to build it, also includes 32bit and can be
downloaded from:

A bootstrap build [2] for Fedora ARM using llvm-3.1 is available and
can be downloaded from
(Note that ghc-7.4.1 at least does not build with ghc-patched llvm-3.1.)

(The Koji scratch builds should remain available for 2 weeks from building.)


It would be nice if the TODO placeholders for library version changes
could be filled in and a note added about the removal of

Thank you!



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