Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of Status/October08


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Oct 21, 2008 3:24:22 AM (7 years ago)
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    3333Meanwhile, development goes on in the HEAD: 
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    35  * John Dias is still working hard on rewriting GHC's backend, and his changes should be landing in the HEAD during October. 
     35 * John Dias has been working hard on rewriting GHC's backend, and his changes should be landing in the HEAD during October.  You can find an [wiki:Commentary/Compiler/NewCodeGenPipeline overview of the new architecture on the wiki] 
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    3737 * The DPH team are still developing furiously. 
     
    4545From a development point of view, there are a couple of changes on the horizon: 
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    47  * We plan to change how GHC's build system works, to decouple it from Cabal's internals.  Our current plans are [wiki:Design/BuildSystem here]. 
     47 * We plan to change how GHC's build system works, to decouple it from Cabal's internals.  Our current plans are [wiki:Design/BuildSystem here].  
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    49  * We plan to change from darcs to git for the version control system used by GHC 
     49 * We plan to change from darcs to git for the version control system used by GHC; our plans are described [wiki:Design/VersionControlSystem here]. 
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     51We plan to make the build-system changes first, and only then tackle the version control system.