We are currently at GHC-9.4.x, which a bit old. So I'd like to take a shot at the latest version of the compiler, GHC-9.6.x. This is gonna be interesting because the new version requires major updates to all kinds of libraries and base packages, which typically means patching lots of packages to make them build again. A significant part of the development effort will be live-streamed on Twitch so that others can collaborate easily.
Goal for this Hackweek
Have working builds of GHC-9.6.x and the required Haskell packages in 'devel:languages:haskell` so that we can compile:
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