The GHC team is very pleased to announce the availability of GHC 8.10.5.
Source and binary distributions are available at the usual
This release adds native ARM/Darwin support, as well as bringing performance
improvements and fixing numerous bugs of varying severity present in the 8.10
First-class support for Apple M1 hardware using GHC’s LLVM ARM backend
Fix a bug resulting in segmentation faults where code may be unloaded
prematurely when using the parallel garbage collector (#19417) along
with other bugs in the GC and linker (#19147, #19287)
Improve code layout fixing certain performance regressions (#18053)
and other code generation bug fixes (#19645)
Bug fixes for signal handling when using the pthread itimer implementation.
Improvements to the specializer and simplifier reducing code size and
and memory usage (#17151, #18923,#18140, #10421, #18282, #13253).
Fix a bug where typechecker plugins could be run with an inconsistent
typechecker environment (#19191).
Fix a simplifier bug which lead to an exponential blow up and excessive
memory usage in certain cases
A complete list of bug fixes and improvements can be found in the release notes: release
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