Priorities for upcoming GHC releases

We detail our plans for upcoming GHC releases in a new blog post:

https://www.haskell.org/ghc/blog/20240521-ghc-release-priorities.html

The summary is that we will prioritise work on the 9.10, 9.6 and master branches over work on the 9.8 branch for the coming few months due to time and resource constraints. This does not mean that we are dropping support for GHC 9.8, but that releases in this series might be made at a slower pace than usual.

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Thanks for making this explicit! While this will not impact libraries supporting 9.8 (at least mine), this will certainly help big applications when deciding which GHC to support.

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So I guess that means both ghcup and stack should target 9.6 and 9.10 for their “recommended” versions/LTSes?

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