Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of Status/GHC-8.0.2


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Jan 7, 2017 5:57:22 PM (3 years ago)
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bgamari
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  • Status/GHC-8.0.2

    v5 v6  
    1515== Dates ==
    1616
    17 Release candidate by '''mid-October 2016'''.
     17Release candidate by '''mid-November 2016'''.
    1818
    1919== Libraries Status
     
    2525Below are the major highlights of 8.0.2.
    2626
    27 - TODO
     27  * Interface file build determinism (#4012).
    2828
    29 === Landed in `ghc-8.0` branch
     29  * Compatibility with macOS Sierra and GCC compilers which compile
     30    position-independent executables by default
    3031
    31   - TODO
     32  * Runtime linker fixes on Windows (see #12797)
     33
     34  * A compiler bug which resulted in undefined reference errors while
     35    compiling some packages (see #12076)
     36
     37  * Compatibility with systems which use the gold linker
     38
     39  * A number of memory consistency bugs in the runtime system
     40
     41  * A number of efficiency issues in the threaded runtime which manifest
     42    on larger core counts and large numbers of bound threads.
     43
     44  * A typechecker bug which caused some programs using
     45    -XDefaultSignatures to be incorrectly accepted.
     46
     47  * More than two-hundred other bugs. See Trac [1] for a complete
     48    listing.
     49
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    3351== Tickets marked merge with no milestone