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bug#36692: [PATCH (unified, replaces previous patches)] gnu: Add GHC 8.6
bug#36692: [PATCH (unified, replaces previous patches)] gnu: Add GHC 8.6.5
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 00:26:39 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.2 (gnu/linux)
Robert Vollmert <address@hidden> writes:
> This is exactly like GHC 8.4, except for:
> - the sources
> - depends on ghc-8.4 as ghc-bootstrap, since it has a
> minimum requirement of GHC 8.2 as a bootstrap compiler
> - explicitly skip two failing tests
I simplified the package by reusing the inputs and arguments from
“ghc-8.4”. I also made changing “ghc-8” its own commit.
Pushed as a62ddb748f–cce84c34cd. Thanks!
> (Apparently, those tests also fail on older versions, but
> for unclear reasons the packages still build successfully.)
It would be nice if we could make the old versions fail and fix or
disable the failing tests.
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