Removal of llvm-3.5 and llvm-3.6

Clemens Lang cal at
Sat Jan 28 00:31:16 UTC 2017

On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 04:14:27PM -0800, Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia wrote:
> With the release of 2.4.0, base no longer uses clang 3.5 and 3.6 in
> their fallbacks, and these two compilers don't really serve a purpose
> any more.  3.5 has i386 codegen issues, and 3.7 works everywhere that
> 3.6 does with improved support.  I intend to obsolete the llvm-3.5 and
> llvm-3.6 ports in a few weeks.  If anyone has any reason that I am
> unaware of that necessitates the existence of these ports, please let
> me know.

GHC still uses 3.5. I want to change that, but haven't found the time.


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