This is a short question and probably easy to answer.

Where in the Plutus GitHub repository can I check which GHC-version is needed to compile Plutus ?

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It is provided by haskell.nix. See: https://github.com/input-output-hk/plutus/blob/184f27c67dc696f4dfd558e0ccdfef0f054b519b/nix/pkgs/haskell/materialized-linux/default.nix#L224

  • Great, this is what I was looking for.
    – Jey
    Jan 28, 2022 at 14:37

Plutus provides its own patched version of GHC ( through Nix.

  • But where can I see this ? Which file in the repository ?
    – Jey
    Jan 28, 2022 at 10:56

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