GHC 8.0.1 Haskell Compiler Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Programming on 22 May 2016 at 08:10 AM EDT. 14 Comments
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Developers behind the Glasgow Haskell Compiler announced their first "super-major version" of the compiler in six years.

GHC 8.0.1 is the new release and includes improvements to the error messages, a rewritten pattern match checker, more reliable debugging information, new Strict and StrictData language extensions, portability improvements, improvements to the user's guide, more complete support for pattern synonyms, an improved generics representation, and dozens of other changes.

More details on GHC 8.0.1 can be found via this mailing list post.
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