Crystal 1.8.0 released

We have a new release: Crystal 1.8.0 is released! - The Crystal Programming Language
While we have tested it against several known and sizeable projects, that doesn’t preclude the existence of regressions. If you find an issue, please check the issue tracker and file a bug: it will be fixed in the following patch version.

The full changelog is available here: Release 1.8.0 · crystal-lang/crystal · GitHub

Builds are already available on the supported platforms, check the install page for details. That includes docker images :whale:, snapcraft, .deb and .rpm packages and the brew formula :beer: (pending crystal 1.8.0 by p-linnane · Pull Request #128377 · Homebrew/homebrew-core · GitHub).

Happy Crystallizing!


Please be aware that is experiencing some operational issues at the moment which might degrade the availability of .deb and .rpm packages.

Done, built on LLVM: 15.0.7

 ╰─ $ crystal i
Crystal interpreter 1.8.0 [14bfa992e] (2023-04-14).
EXPERIMENTAL SOFTWARE: if you find a bug, please consider opening an issue in
icr:1> puts Crystal::VERSION
 => nil