Fedora 10 Update: ghc-6.10.1-9.fc10

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-02-07 21:27:50

Name        : ghc
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 6.10.1
Release     : 9.fc10
URL         : http://haskell.org/ghc/
Summary     : Glasgow Haskell Compilation system
Description :
GHC is a state-of-the-art programming suite for Haskell, a purely
functional programming language.  It includes an optimising compiler
generating good code for a variety of platforms, together with an
interactive system for convenient, quick development.  The
distribution includes space and time profiling facilities, a large
collection of libraries, and support for various language
extensions, including concurrency, exceptions, and a foreign language

Update Information:

This updates ghc to the current 6.10.1 release, with a new ghc-paths package
needed for haddock-2.4, needed to build docs for ghc-gtk2hs-0.10.0, which
replaces gtk2hs.    This packages have also been updated to the latest Haskell
Packaging Guidelines and included rpm macros.

* Fri Feb 13 2009 Jens Petersen <petersen at redhat.com> - 6.10.1-9
- require and buildrequire libedit-devel > 2.11-2
- protect ghc_register_pkg and ghc_unregister_pkg
* Fri Jan 23 2009 Jens Petersen <petersen at redhat.com> - 6.10.1-8
- fix to libedit means can drop ncurses-devel BR workaround (#481252)
* Mon Jan 19 2009 Jens Petersen <petersen at redhat.com> - 6.10.1-7
- buildrequire ncurses-devel to fix build of missing editline package needed
  for ghci line-editing (#478466)
- move spec templates to a haskell-packaging for easy updating
- provide correct haddock version
* Mon Dec  1 2008 Jens Petersen <petersen at redhat.com> - 6.10.1-6
- update macros.ghc to latest proposed revised packaging guidelines:
  - use runghc
  - drop trivial cabal_build and cabal_haddock macros
  - ghc_register_pkg and ghc_unregister_pkg replace ghc_preinst_script,
    ghc_postinst_script, ghc_preun_script, and ghc_postun_script
- library templates prof subpackage requires main library again
- make cabal2spec work on .cabal files too, and
  read and check name and version directly from .cabal file
- ghc-prof does not need to own libraries dirs owned by main package
* Tue Nov 25 2008 Jens Petersen <petersen at redhat.com> - 6.10.1-5
- add cabal2spec and template files for easy cabal hackage packaging
- simplify script macros: make ghc_preinst_script and ghc_postun_script no-ops
  and ghc_preun_script only unregister for uninstall
* Tue Nov 11 2008 Jens Petersen <petersen at redhat.com> - 6.10.1-4
- fix broken urls to haddock docs created by gen_contents_index script
- avoid haddock errors when upgrading by making doc post script posttrans
* Wed Nov  5 2008 Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at serpentine.com> - 6.10.1-3
- libraries/prologue.txt should not have been ghosted
* Tue Nov  4 2008 Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at serpentine.com> - 6.10.1-2
- Fix a minor packaging glitch
* Tue Nov  4 2008 Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at serpentine.com> - 6.10.1-1
- Update to 6.10.1

  [ 1 ] Bug #480422 - ghc-gtk2hs-gtkglext %post Requires gtkglext-devel
  [ 2 ] Bug #250767 - ghc-gtk2hs won't install with only 256MB RAM

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ghc' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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