Commit fc7b70af authored by simonpj's avatar simonpj
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[project @ 1999-03-17 10:06:21 by simonpj]

Make it so that Local (i.e. non-top-level) names record
whether they originally came from an interface file.  This
means that when unifying two type variables we can readily
choose one that occurred in the source, rather than one
imported from an interface file.  That in turn improves 
compiler error messages.  E.g.

  rd :: (RealFloat a, RealFrac b) => b -> Transformation a
  rd degrees  = r ((degrees / 180.0) * pi)

used to say

    Could not deduce `Floating a'
	(arising from use of `pi' at Foo.hs:11)
	from the context: (RealFloat a1, RealFrac a)
    Probable cause: missing `Floating a' in type signature for `rd'

[here the 'a' came from the signature for 'pi' in PrelBase;
 the 'a1' is a renamed version of the 'a' in the source pgm]

but now says

    Could not deduce `Floating b'
	(arising from use of `pi' at Foo.hs:11)
	from the context: (RealFloat a, RealFrac b)
    Probable cause: missing `Floating b' in type signature for `rd'
parent 32e46064
......@@ -10,7 +10,8 @@ module Name (
-- The Name type
Name, -- Abstract
mkLocalName, mkSysLocalName, mkTopName,
mkLocalName, mkImportedLocalName, mkSysLocalName,
mkDerivedName, mkGlobalName,
mkWiredInIdName, mkWiredInTyConName,
maybeWiredInIdName, maybeWiredInTyConName,
......@@ -29,7 +30,7 @@ module Name (
-- Provenance
Provenance(..), ImportReason(..), pprProvenance,
ExportFlag(..), PrintUnqualified,
pprNameProvenance, systemProvenance,
pprNameProvenance, systemProvenance, hasBetterProv,
-- Class NamedThing and overloaded friends
......@@ -93,6 +94,16 @@ mkLocalName uniq occ loc = Name { n_uniq = uniq, n_sort = Local, n_occ = occ,
-- * for interface files we tidyCore first, which puts the uniques
-- into the print name (see setNameVisibility below)
mkImportedLocalName :: Unique -> OccName -> SrcLoc -> Name
-- Just the same as mkLocalName, except the provenance is different
-- Reason: this flags the name as one that came in from an interface file.
-- This is useful when trying to decide which of two type variables
-- should 'win' when unifying them.
-- NB: this is only for non-top-level names, so we use ImplicitImport
mkImportedLocalName uniq occ loc = Name { n_uniq = uniq, n_sort = Local, n_occ = occ,
n_prov = NonLocalDef ImplicitImport True }
mkGlobalName :: Unique -> Module -> OccName -> Provenance -> Name
mkGlobalName uniq mod occ prov = Name { n_uniq = uniq, n_sort = Global mod,
n_occ = occ, n_prov = prov }
......@@ -419,6 +430,15 @@ isGlobalName other = True
-- does not mean visible at the source level (that's isExported).
isExternallyVisibleName name = isGlobalName name
hasBetterProv :: Name -> Name -> Bool
hasBetterProv name1 name2
= case n_prov name1 of
LocalDef _ _ -> True
SystemProv -> False
NonLocalDef _ _ -> case n_prov name2 of
LocalDef _ _ -> False
other -> True
isSystemName (Name {n_prov = SystemProv}) = True
isSystemName other = False
......@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ import Type ( Type(..), tyVarsOfType, funTyCon,
import TyCon ( TyCon, isTupleTyCon, isUnboxedTupleTyCon,
tyConArity )
import Name ( isSystemName )
import Name ( hasBetterProv )
import Var ( TyVar, tyVarKind, varName )
import VarEnv
import VarSet ( varSetElems )
......@@ -272,8 +272,7 @@ uUnboundVar swapped tv1 maybe_ty1 ps_ty2 ty2@(TyVarTy tv2)
Nothing -> checkKinds swapped tv1 ty2 `thenTc_`
-- Try to update sys-y type variables in preference to sig-y ones
-- (the latter respond False to isSystemName)
if isSystemName (varName tv2) then
if varName tv1 `hasBetterProv` varName tv2 then
tcPutTyVar tv2 (TyVarTy tv1) `thenNF_Tc_`
returnTc ()
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