Hi Ben, I forgot to update the changelog at the time I think, It should probably be stated that this release fixes the 32 bit Windows segfaults.
Cheers, Tamar On Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 3:31 AM, Ben Gamari <b...@well-typed.com> wrote: > > Hello everyone, > > The GHC development team is very pleased to announce the first beta > leading up to GHC 8.6.1 release. The usual release artifacts are > available from > > https://downloads.haskell.org/~ghc/8.6.1-beta1 > > This beta fixes most of the bugs reported in the first two alphas and > brings all of the core libraries up to their final release versions. > > The 8.6 release fixes over 300 bugs from the 8.4 series and introduces a > number of exciting features. These most notably include: > > * Significantly better handling of macOS linker command size limits, > avoiding linker errors while linking large projects > > * A new deriving mechanism, `deriving via`, providing a convenient way > for users to extend Haskell's typeclass deriving mechanism > > * Quantified constraints, allowing forall quantification in contexts > > * An early version of the GHCi `:doc` command > > * The `ghc-heap-view` package, allowing introspection into the > structure of GHC's heap > > * Valid hole fit hints, helping the user to find terms to fill typed > holes in their programs > > * The BlockArguments extension, allowing the `$` operator to be omitted > in some unambiguous contexts > > * The next phase of the MonadFail proposal, enabling > -XMonadFailDesugaring by default > > A full list of the changes in this release can be found in the > release notes: > > https://downloads.haskell.org/~ghc/8.6.1-beta1/docs/html/ > users_guide/8.6.1-notes.html > > This will very likely be the last release before the final 8.6.1 so do > give it a thorough testing and, as always, report any issues you > encounter. Thanks for your help! > > Cheers, > > - Ben > > _______________________________________________ > ghc-devs mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > http://mail.haskell.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ghc-devs > >
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