The GHC developers are very happy to at announce the availability of GHC
9.2.2. Binary distributions, source distributions, and documentation are
This release includes many bug-fixes and other improvements to 9.2.1 including:
A number of bug-fixes in the new AArch64 native code generator
Fixes ensuring that the
indexWord8ArrayAs*#family of primops is handled
correctly on platforms lacking support for unaligned memory accesses
Improvements to the compatibility story in GHC’s migration to the
XDG Base Directory Specification (#20684, #20669, #20660)
Restored compatibility with Windows 7
-fcompact-unwindflag, improving compatibility with C++ libraries on
Apple Darwin (#11829)
Introduction of a new flag,
-fcheck-prim-bounds, enabling runtime bounds
checking of array primops (#20769)
Unboxing of unlifted types (#20663)
Numerous improvements in compiler performance.
Many, many others. See the release notes for a full list.
As some of the fixed issues do affect correctness users are encouraged to
Finally, thank you to Microsoft Research, GitHub, IOHK, the Zw3rk stake
pool, Tweag I/O, Serokell, Equinix, SimSpace, and other anonymous
contributors whose on-going financial and in-kind support has
facilitated GHC maintenance and release management over the years.
Moreover, this release would not have been possible without the hundreds
of open-source contributors whose work comprise this release.
As always, do open a ticket if you see anything amiss.