Fedora 18 Update: ghc-7.4.1-6.1.fc18

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-15241
2012-10-02 19:43:45
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Name        : ghc
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 7.4.1
Release     : 6.1.fc18
URL         : http://haskell.org/ghc/
Summary     : Glasgow Haskell Compiler
Description :
GHC is a state-of-the-art, open source, compiler and interactive environment
for the functional language Haskell. Highlights:

- GHC supports the entire Haskell 2010 language plus various extensions.
- GHC has particularly good support for concurrency and parallelism,
  including support for Software Transactional Memory (STM).
- GHC generates fast code, particularly for concurrent programs
  (check the results on the "Computer Language Benchmarks Game").
- GHC works on several platforms including Windows, Mac, Linux,
  most varieties of Unix, and several different processor architectures.
- GHC has extensive optimisation capabilities,
  including inter-module optimisation.
- GHC compiles Haskell code either directly to native code or using LLVM
  as a back-end. GHC can also generate C code as an intermediate target for
  porting to new platforms. The interactive environment compiles Haskell to
  bytecode, and supports execution of mixed bytecode/compiled programs.
- Profiling is supported, both by time/allocation and heap profiling.
- GHC comes with core libraries, and thousands more are available on Hackage.

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Update Information:

- backport support for llvm-3.1 from ghc-7.4.2 to fix ARM build
- this changes the ghc-ghc library ABI hash
- rebuilds needed for ghc-mtl, haddock, ltk, leksah, and leksah-server
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