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Tobias Decking
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*
The restore operation provided by
`mask`
and
`uninterruptibleMask`
now
restores the previous masking state whatever the current masking state is.
*
`Alt`
,
`Dual`
,
`First`
,
`Last`
,
`Product`
, and
`Sum`
now have
`Data`
,
`MonadZip`
, and
`MonadFix`
instances
*
`Maybe`
now has a
`MonadZip`
instance
*
`All`
and
`Any`
now have
`Data`
instances
*
`Dual`
,
`First`
,
`Last`
,
`Product`
, and
`Sum`
now have
`Foldable`
and
`Traversable`
instances
*
`Dual`
,
`Product`
, and
`Sum`
now have
`Functor`
,
`Applicative`
, and
`Monad`
instances
*
`(,) a`
now has a
`Monad`
instance
*
`ZipList`
now has
`Foldable`
and
`Traversable`
instances
*
`Identity`
now has
`Semigroup`
and
`Monoid`
instances
*
`Identity`
and
`Const`
now have
`Bounded`
,
`Enum`
and
`Ix`
instances
*
`Identity`
and
`Const`
now have
`Storable`
instances
*
`()`
now has a
`Storable`
instance
*
Redundant typeclass constraints have been removed:

`Data.Ratio.{denominator,numerator}`
have no
`Integral`
constraint anymore

**TODO**
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@@ 40,22 +15,28 @@
*
New
`GHC.Stack.CallStack`
data type
*
`Complex`
now has
`Generic`
,
`Generic1`
,
`Functor`
,
`Foldable`
,
`Traversable`
,
`Applicative`
, and
`Monad`
instances
*
add
`Data.List.NonEmpty`
and
`Data.Semigroup`
(to become
superclass of
`Monoid`
in the future). These modules were
provided by the
`semigroups`
package previously. (#10365)
*
`System.Exit.ExitCode`
now has a
`Generic`
instance
*
Add
`selSourceUnpackedness`
,
`selSourceStrictness`
, and
`selDecidedStrictness`
, three functions which look up strictness
information of a field in a data constructor, to the
`Selector`
type class
in
`GHC.Generics`
(#10716)
*
`Data.Version.Version`
now has a
`Generic`
instance
*
Add
`URec`
,
`UAddr`
,
`UChar`
,
`UDouble`
,
`UFloat`
,
`UInt`
, and
`UWord`
to
`GHC.Generics`
as part of making GHC generics capable of handling
unlifted types (#10868)
*
`IO`
now has a
`Monoid`
instance
*
Keep
`shift{L,R}`
on
`Integer`
with negative shiftarguments from
segfaulting (#10571)
*
Generalize
`Debug.Trace.{traceM, traceShowM}`
from
`
M
on
ad`
to
`Applicative`
(#10023)
*
Add
`forkOSWithUnmask`
to
`
C
on
trol.Concurrent`
, which is like
`forkIOWithUnmask`
, but the child is run in a bound thread.
*
Generalise
`forever`
from
`Monad`
to
`Applicative`
*
The
`MINIMAL`
definition of
`Arrow`
is now
`arr AND (first OR (***))`
.
*
Generalize
`filterM`
,
`mapAndUnzipM`
,
`zipWithM`
,
`zipWithM_`
,
`replicateM`
,
`replicateM`
from
`Monad`
to
`Applicative`
(#10168)
*
The
`MINIMAL`
definition of
`ArrowChoice`
is now
`left OR (+++)`
.
*
Exported
`GiveGCStats`
,
`DoCostCentres`
,
`DoHeapProfile`
,
`DoTrace`
,
`RtsTime`
, and
`RtsNat`
from
`GHC.RTS.Flags`
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@@ 76,54 +57,78 @@
*
New module
`Control.Monad.Fail`
providing new
`MonadFail(fail)`
class (#10751)
*
The
`Generic`
instance for
`Proxy`
is now polykinded (#10775)
*
Add
`GHC.TypeLits.TypeError`
and
`ErrorMessage`
to allow users
to define custom compiletime error messages.
*
add
`Data.List.NonEmpty`
and
`Data.Semigroup`
(to become
superclass of
`Monoid`
in the future). These modules were
provided by the
`semigroups`
package previously. (#10365)
*
Redesign
`GHC.Generics`
to use typelevel literals to represent the
metadata of generic representation types (#9766)
*
Add
`selSourceUnpackedness`
,
`selSourceStrictness`
, and
`selDecidedStrictness`
, three functions which look up strictness
information of a field in a data constructor, to the
`Selector`
type class
in
`GHC.Generics`
(#10716)
*
The
`IsString`
instance for
`[Char]`
has been modified to eliminate
ambiguity arising from overloaded strings and functions like
`(++)`
.
*
Add
`URec`
,
`UAddr`
,
`UChar`
,
`UDouble`
,
`UFloat`
,
`UInt`
, and
`UWord`
to
`GHC.Generics`
as part of making GHC generics capable of handling
unlifted types (#10868)
*
Move
`Const`
from
`Control.Applicative`
to its own module in
`Data.Functor.Const`
. (#11135)
*
Keep
`shift{L,R}`
on
`Integer`
with negative shiftarguments from
segfaulting (#10571)
*
Reexport
`Const`
from
`Control.Applicative`
for backwards compatibility.
*
Add
`forkOSWithUnmask`
to
`Control.Concurrent`
, which is like
`forkIOWithUnmask`
, but the child is run in a bound thread.
*
Expand
`Floating`
class to include operations that allow for better
precision:
`log1p`
,
`expm1`
,
`log1pexp`
and
`log1mexp`
. These are not
available from
`Prelude`
, but the full class is exported from
`Numeric`
.
*
The
`MINIMAL`
definition of
`Arrow`
is now
`arr AND (first OR (***))`
.
### New instances
*
The
`MINIMAL`
definition of
`ArrowChoice`
is now
`left OR (+++)`
.
*
`Alt`
,
`Dual`
,
`First`
,
`Last`
,
`Product`
, and
`Sum`
now have
`Data`
,
`MonadZip`
, and
`MonadFix`
instances
*
`Maybe`
now has a
`MonadZip`
instance
*
`All`
and
`Any`
now have
`Data`
instances
*
`Dual`
,
`First`
,
`Last`
,
`Product`
, and
`Sum`
now have
`Foldable`
and
`Traversable`
instances
*
`Dual`
,
`Product`
, and
`Sum`
now have
`Functor`
,
`Applicative`
, and
`Monad`
instances
*
`(,) a`
now has a
`Monad`
instance
*
`ZipList`
now has
`Foldable`
and
`Traversable`
instances
*
`Identity`
now has
`Semigroup`
and
`Monoid`
instances
*
`Identity`
and
`Const`
now have
`Bounded`
,
`Enum`
and
`Ix`
instances
*
`Identity`
and
`Const`
now have
`Storable`
instances
*
`()`
now has a
`Storable`
instance
*
`Complex`
now has
`Generic`
,
`Generic1`
,
`Functor`
,
`Foldable`
,
`Traversable`
,
`Applicative`
, and
`Monad`
instances
*
`System.Exit.ExitCode`
now has a
`Generic`
instance
*
`Data.Version.Version`
now has a
`Generic`
instance
*
`IO`
now has a
`Monoid`
instance
*
Add
`MonadPlus IO`
and
`Alternative IO`
instances
(previously orphans in
`transformers`
) (#10755)
*
Add
`GHC.TypeLits.TypeError`
and
`ErrorMessage`
to allow users
to define custom compiletime error messages.
### Generalizations
*
Redesign
`GHC.Generics`
to use typelevel literals to represent the
metadata of generic representation types (#9766
)
*
Generalize
`Debug.Trace.{traceM, traceShowM}`
from
`Monad`
to
`Applicative`
(#10023
)
*
The
`IsString`
instance for
`[Char]`
has been modified to eliminate
ambiguity arising from overloaded strings and functions like
`(++)`
.
*
Generalise
`forever`
from
`Monad`
to
`Applicative`
*
Move
`Const`
from
`Control.Applicative`
to its own module in
`Data.Functor.Const`
. (#11135)
*
Generalize
`filterM`
,
`mapAndUnzipM`
,
`zipWithM`
,
`zipWithM_`
,
`replicateM`
,
`replicateM_`
from
`Monad`
to
`Applicative`
(#10168)
*
The
`Generic`
instance for
`Proxy`
is now polykinded (#10775)
*
Enable
`PolyKinds`
in the
`Data.Functor.Const`
module to give
`Const`
the kind
`* > k > *`
. (#10039)
*
Reexport
`Const`
from
`Control.Applicative`
for backwards compatibility.
*
Expand
`Floating`
class to include operations that allow for better
precision:
`log1p`
,
`expm1`
,
`log1pexp`
and
`log1mexp`
. These are not
available from
`Prelude`
, but the full class is exported from
`Numeric`
.
## 4.8.2.0 *Oct 2015*
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