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Change Log

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Upgrade halvm-ghc to GHC 8.0.2


In the 2.3.0 release, HaLVM will be upgraded to use GHC 8.0.1. So all related changes are made towards this direction.

Also, this is the first time we have a!

Unless otherwise stated, all changed in this section are made by Zhen Zhang (@izgzhen).




  • halvm-ghc: Tracking a modified GHC 8.0.1
  • Makefile
    • Deleted all manual stage0 compiler downloading and configuration process
    • Deleted the halvm-base clone
    • Added --disable-large-address-space GHC-8 configure flag
    • Commented out "hsc2hs requires a bunch of libraries to be installed" part
    • Deleted all manual stage0 compiler configuration
    • Updated version number
  • src/misc/
    • Updated to GHC-8 build config, based mainly on quick-cross flavour
  • src/scripts/
    • Update the way to handle arguments provided by new compiler