ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.8.2
Manuel M T Chakravarty
chak at cse.unsw.edu.au
Mon Dec 17 20:08:50 EST 2007
> Ian Lynagh wrote:
>> The (Interactive) Glasgow Haskell Compiler -- version 6.8.2
>> The GHC Team is pleased to announce a new patchlevel release of GHC.
>> This release contains a number of bugfixes relative to 6.8.1,
>> some significant performance fixes, so we recommend upgrading.
> A binary distribution for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) is available from
> To use this binary distribution, you need to have "readline" from
> MacPorts installed.
> PS: This time around, there should be no dependency on MacPorts'
> "gmp", but this is hard for me to test locally.
I just updated the binary distribution at
It *definitely* does not require any version of GMP to be pre-
installed anymore. All that is needed it MacPort's readline.
Ian, can you please update the binary on the download page?
PS: Moreover, binaries produced by the above compiler will run on any
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