1.5. Release notes for version 7.6.1

The significant changes to the various parts of the compiler are listed in the following sections. There have also been numerous bug fixes and performance improvements over the 7.4 branch.

1.5.1. Highlights

The highlights, since the 7.4 branch, are:

  • TODO

1.5.2. Full details

1.5.2.1. Language

  • TODO

  • TODO CAPI now supported (it was in 7.4, but not documented or officially supported).

1.5.2.2. Compiler

  • TODO

1.5.2.3. GHCi

  • TODO

1.5.2.4. Template Haskell

  • TODO

1.5.2.5. Profiling

  • TODO

1.5.2.6. Event logging

  • TODO

1.5.2.7. Runtime system

  • TODO

1.5.2.8. Build system

  • TODO

1.5.3. Libraries

TODO There have been some changes that have effected multiple libraries:

  • TODO

1.5.3.1. array

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.2. base

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.3. bin-package-db

  • This is an internal package, and should not be used.

1.5.3.4. binary

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.5. bytestring

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.6. Cabal

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

  • For details of the changes to the Cabal library, plese see the Cabal changelog.

1.5.3.7. containers

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.8. deepseq

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.9. directory

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.10. extensible-exceptions

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.11. filepath

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.12. ghc-prim

  • This is an internal package, and should not be used.

1.5.3.13. haskell98

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.14. haskell2010

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.15. hoopl

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.16. hpc

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.17. integer-gmp

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.18. old-locale

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.19. old-time

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.20. pretty

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.21. process

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.22. template-haskell

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.23. time

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.24. unix

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)

1.5.3.25. Win32

  • Version number TODO (was TODO)