Re: Status of Haskell in unstable/testing
Kari Pahula wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 04, 2009 at 04:48:07PM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
>> Am Dienstag, den 25.08.2009, 23:51 +0300 schrieb Riku Voipio:
>>> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:35:04PM +0300, Kari Pahula wrote:
>>>> Please don't remove ghc6 on ia64 from unstable. ghc6 has a
>>>> Build-Depends on ghc6 and the current 6.8.2 on ia64 is sufficient for
>>>> building 6.12.
>>> would dropping ghc6/ia64 from testing be still acceptable? that
>>> would potentially allow ghc 6.10.x to testing for the rest of archs.
>> this question was not answered yet (and I???m not sure if it was directed
>> to the release team, the haskell team or the ia64 guys). I???d be in favor
>> of that step. It would make
> Now that version 6.10.x has stayed out of testing so far, I'd rather
> have it stay out too, until 6.12's release, just to make extra sure
> that the current version doesn't end up in a release. I've patched
> GHC's internal representation of ints to 32 bits and then to 64 bits
> in a later version to make .haddock files arch independent and that
> has broken Haskell binaries on users' file systems.
> It'd mitigate this somewhat if 6.10.x never entered testing. I'll
> stick to upstream's way of storing integers within GHC again with
> I suppose I should file a bug about it.
Is there any ETA for when 6.12.1 will be released?