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Fedora 9 Update: ghc-6.8.3-10.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-9388
2008-11-19 13:12:17
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Name        : ghc
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 6.8.3
Release     : 10.fc9
URL         : http://haskell.org/ghc/
Summary     : Glasgow Haskell Compilation system
Description :
GHC is a state-of-the-art programming suite for Haskell, a purely
functional programming language.  It includes an optimising compiler
generating good code for a variety of platforms, together with an
interactive system for convenient, quick development.  The
distribution includes space and time profiling facilities, a large
collection of libraries, and support for various language
extensions, including concurrency, exceptions, and a foreign language
interface.

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Update Information:

This is a backport of f10 ghc to f9:    * update to ghc-6.8.3  * add the new
Haskell Packaging rpm macros  * update gtk2hs to 0.9.13  * rebuild haddock
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Oct 23 2008 Jens Petersen <petersen redhat com> - 6.8.3-10.fc9
- remove redundant --haddockdir (interfacedir in Cabal-1.2) from cabal_configure
- add a ghc682-prof dummy package to stop ghc-prof and ghc682-prof obsoleting
  each other (reported by thingwath, #467893)
* Thu Oct 23 2008 Jens Petersen <petersen redhat com> - 6.8.3-9
- use gen_contents_index to re-index haddock
- add %pkg_docdir to cabal_configure
- requires(post) haddock09 for doc
- improve doc file lists
- no longer need to create ghost package.conf.old
- remove or rename alternatives files more consistently
* Tue Oct 14 2008 Bryan O'Sullivan <bos serpentine com> 6.8.3-8
- Regenerate the haddock doc index automatically
- Update macros to fit in with this scheme
* Mon Oct 13 2008 Jens Petersen <petersen redhat com> - 6.8.3-7
- add selinux file context for unconfined_execmem following darcs package
* Wed Oct  1 2008 Bryan O'Sullivan <bos serpentine com> 6.8.3-6
* Rename hsc2hs to hsc2hs-ghc so the alternatives symlink to it will work
* Wed Sep 24 2008 Jens Petersen <petersen redhat com> - 6.8.3-5
- bring back including haddock-generated lib docs, now under docdir/ghc
- fix macros.ghc filepath (#460304)
- spec file cleanups:
- fix the source urls back
- drop requires chkconfig
- do not override __spec_install_post
- setup docs building in build.mk
- no longer need to remove network/include/Typeable.h
- install binaries under libdir not libexec
- remove hsc2hs and runhaskell binaries since they are alternatives
* Wed Sep 17 2008 Jens Petersen <petersen redhat com> - 6.8.3-4
- add macros.ghc for new Haskell Packaging Guidelines (#460304)
* Wed Jun 18 2008 Bryan O'Sullivan <bos serpentine com> - 6.8.3-3
- Add symlinks from _libdir, where ghc looks, to _libexecdir
- Patch libraries/gen_contents_index to use haddock-0.9
* Wed Jun 18 2008 Bryan O'Sullivan <bos serpentine com> - 6.8.3-2
- Remove unnecessary dependency on alex
* Wed Jun 18 2008 Bryan O'Sullivan <bos serpentine com> - 6.8.3-1
- Upgrade to 6.8.3
- Drop the ghc682-style naming scheme, obsolete those packages
- Manually strip binaries
* Tue Apr  8 2008 Jens Petersen <petersen redhat com> - 6.8.2-10
- another rebuild attempt
* Thu Feb 14 2008 Jens Petersen <petersen redhat com> - 6.8.2-9
- remove unrecognized --docdir and --htmldir from configure
- drop old buildrequires on libX11-devel and libXt-devel
- rebuild with gcc43
* Sun Jan  6 2008 Bryan O'Sullivan <bos serpentine com> - 6.8.2-7
- More attempts to fix docdir
* Sun Jan  6 2008 Bryan O'Sullivan <bos serpentine com> - 6.8.2-6
- Fix docdir
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #467893 - Yum update cycles between ghc-prof and ghc682-prof
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=467893
  [ 2 ] Bug #469484 - Upgrade path: ghc EVR higher in F8 than F9
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=469484
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ghc' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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