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GHC status April 2010

GHC 6.12

Ian: can you summarise the state of play for the GHC 6.12 release. Number of bugs fixed between 6.12.1 and 6.12.2; Haskell Platform release. I anticipate this being only a paragraph or two.

Ongoing work

Ian can you record the number of patches in the 6 months 1 Oct 2009 - 31 March 2010? Also perhaps any pretty ticket graphs?

  • Hoopl and the back end (incl LLVM). Simon PJ.
  • Containers: Simon PJ and Milan.
  • TH quasi-quoting improvements (simpler syntax, types and decls): Simon PJ
  • Type system generally Simon PJ
  • Inliner changes (incl CONLIKE) Simon PJ
  • Data parallel Haskell: Manuel
  • Runtime system, esp message passing changes. Simon M.
  • Parallel GC; removing "steps". Simon M.
  • Threadscope? Simon M
  • Haskell builder. Ian

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