Commit 156693a9 authored by Ben Gamari's avatar Ben Gamari 🐢

Create status/ghc 8.12.1

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# GHC plans for 8.12.1
This page is our road-map for what will be in GHC %8.12.1.
If you believe your favorite thing belongs in this list, but isn't there, please yell. If it's not in the road map, it probably won't get done. Without a lot of support, many things in the road map won't get done either, so we need your help!
## Dates
* 16 June 2020: Beginning of feature freeze
* Late June 2020: Cut branch
* July - August 2020: Alpha releases
* 1 September 2020: Beta release
* 25 September 2020: Final 8.12.1 release
## Libraries Status
See Libraries? and [Migration/8.12](/migration/8.12).
## Release highlights (planned)
Below are the major highlights of the 8.12 series.
### Compiler
* `QualifiedDo` (@matt, [Proposal #216](https://github.com/ghc-proposals/ghc-proposals/pull/216))
* Signalling NaNs (@carter, #16519)
* NCG register allocation improvements (@AndreasK)
* Documentation improvements (@Kleidukos)
* Simplified subsumption (@simonpj)
*
### Runtime system
- Further improvements to the low-latency garbage collector (@bgamari)
- Implement interfaces needed by [ghc-debug](https://github.com/bgamari/ghc-debug) (!1435)
### Build system and miscellaneous changes
- [Reinstallable lib:ghc](https://mail.haskell.org/pipermail/ghc-devs/2017-July/014424.html)
- The Hadrian build system will hopefully become the default
## Landed in `master` branch
### Library changes
### Build system and miscellaneous changes
## Tickets
See the %8.12.1 milestone.
See also [GHC 8.12 tracking ticket](https://gitlab.haskell.org/ghc/ghc/issues/18216).
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