wiki:Status/GHC-7.8/Libraries

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Status of GHC 7.8 Boot Libraries

TODO Update Version History when GHC 7.8 release reaches RC phase.

GHC-owned Libraries

Common tasks:

  • TODO clean-up .cabal files

array

  • performed deprecation-removals & major version bump
  • TODO make release

base

  • TODO make sure all recent additions are /Since:/-annotated
  • TODO Deprecated functions since at least GHC 7.4:
    module Control.Concurrent.Chan
    {-# DEPRECATED unGetChan "if you need this operation, use Control.Concurrent.STM.TChan instead.  See http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/4154 for details" #-} -- deprecated in 7.0
    {-# DEPRECATED isEmptyChan "if you need this operation, use Control.Concurrent.STM.TChan instead. See http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/4154 for details" #-} -- deprecated in 7.0
    
    module Data.Typeable.Internal
    {-# DEPRECATED tyConString "renamed to tyConName; tyConModule and tyConPackage are also available." #-} -- deprecated in 7.4
    
    module Debug.Trace
    {-# DEPRECATED putTraceMsg "Use Debug.Trace.traceIO" #-} -- deprecated in 7.4
    
    module GHC.Exts
    {-# DEPRECATED traceEvent "Use Debug.Trace.traceEvent or Debug.Trace.traceEventIO" #-} -- deprecated in 7.4
    
    

deepseq

  • cleaned up
  • TODO make release

directory

filepath

ghc-prim

haskell2010

haskell98

hoopl

integer-gmp

  • not yet on Hackage, but planned to upload in order to have Haddock docs there

old-locale

old-time

parallel

  • TODO contains many DEPRECATED functions in Control.Parallel.Strategies since at least 2010:
    {-# DEPRECATED Done "The Strategy type is now a -> Eval a, not a -> Done" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED demanding "Use pseq or $| instead" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED sparking "Use par or $|| instead" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED (>|) "Use pseq or $| instead" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED (>||) "Use par or $|| instead" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED rwhnf "renamed to rseq" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED seqTraverse "renamed to evalTraversable" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED parTraverse "renamed to parTraversable" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED parListWHNF "use (parList rseq) instead" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED seqList "renamed to evalList" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED seqPair "renamed to evalTuple2" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED parPair "renamed to parTuple2" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED seqTriple "renamed to evalTuple3" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED parTriple "renamed to parTuple3" #-}
    {-# DEPRECATED unEval "renamed to runEval" #-}
    

process

stm

template-haskell

unix

  • cleaned up; almost ready for a 2.7.0.0 release
  • TODO open issue in System.Posix.Process.Common module, remove those functions or leave them?
    {-# DEPRECATED createProcessGroup "This function is scheduled to be replaced by something different in the future, we therefore recommend that you do not use this version and use createProcessGroupFor instead." #-} -- deprecated in 7.2
    
    {-# DEPRECATED setProcessGroupID "This function is scheduled to be replaced by something different in the future, we therefore recommend that you do not use this version and use setProcessGroupIdOf instead." #-} -- deprecated in 7.2
    

DPH

TODO

3rd Party Libraries

Note: Libraries with a "1" marker are used internally (e.g. by ghci or haddock) and not exposed in the (boot-)package database. Libraries marked "2" are used by DPH (and only installed when InstallExtraPackages=YES)

Cabal

Win32

binary

bytestring

containers

haskeline1

pretty

primitive2

terminfo1

time

transformers

vector2

xhtml1