1. 13 Jan, 2020 1 commit
  2. 08 Jan, 2020 1 commit
  3. 13 Nov, 2019 1 commit
  4. 28 Oct, 2019 1 commit
    • Sebastian Graf's avatar
      Use FlexibleInstances for `Outputable (* p)` instead of match-all instances... · e951f219
      Sebastian Graf authored
      Use FlexibleInstances for `Outputable (* p)` instead of match-all instances with equality constraints
      
      In #17304, Richard and Simon dicovered that using `-XFlexibleInstances`
      for `Outputable` instances of AST data types means users can provide orphan
      `Outputable` instances for passes other than `GhcPass`.
      
      Type inference doesn't currently to suffer, and Richard gave an example
      in #17304 that shows how rare a case would be where the slightly worse
      type inference would matter.
      
      So I went ahead with the refactoring, attempting to fix #17304.
      e951f219
  5. 25 Sep, 2019 1 commit
    • Vladislav Zavialov's avatar
      Standalone kind signatures (#16794) · 0b5eede9
      Vladislav Zavialov authored
      Implements GHC Proposal #54: .../ghc-proposals/blob/master/proposals/0054-kind-signatures.rst
      
      With this patch, a type constructor can now be given an explicit
      standalone kind signature:
      
        {-# LANGUAGE StandaloneKindSignatures #-}
        type Functor :: (Type -> Type) -> Constraint
        class Functor f where
          fmap :: (a -> b) -> f a -> f b
      
      This is a replacement for CUSKs (complete user-specified
      kind signatures), which are now scheduled for deprecation.
      
      User-facing changes
      -------------------
      
      * A new extension flag has been added, -XStandaloneKindSignatures, which
        implies -XNoCUSKs.
      
      * There is a new syntactic construct, a standalone kind signature:
      
          type <name> :: <kind>
      
        Declarations of data types, classes, data families, type families, and
        type synonyms may be accompanied by a standalone kind signature.
      
      * A standalone kind signature enables polymorphic recursion in types,
        just like a function type signature enables polymorphic recursion in
        terms. This obviates the need for CUSKs.
      
      * TemplateHaskell AST has been extended with 'KiSigD' to represent
        standalone kind signatures.
      
      * GHCi :info command now prints the kind signature of type constructors:
      
          ghci> :info Functor
          type Functor :: (Type -> Type) -> Constraint
          ...
      
      Limitations
      -----------
      
      * 'forall'-bound type variables of a standalone kind signature do not
        scope over the declaration body, even if the -XScopedTypeVariables is
        enabled. See #16635 and #16734.
      
      * Wildcards are not allowed in standalone kind signatures, as partial
        signatures do not allow for polymorphic recursion.
      
      * Associated types may not be given an explicit standalone kind
        signature. Instead, they are assumed to have a CUSK if the parent class
        has a standalone kind signature and regardless of the -XCUSKs flag.
      
      * Standalone kind signatures do not support multiple names at the moment:
      
          type T1, T2 :: Type -> Type   -- rejected
          type T1 = Maybe
          type T2 = Either String
      
        See #16754.
      
      * Creative use of equality constraints in standalone kind signatures may
        lead to GHC panics:
      
          type C :: forall (a :: Type) -> a ~ Int => Constraint
          class C a where
            f :: C a => a -> Int
      
        See #16758.
      
      Implementation notes
      --------------------
      
      * The heart of this patch is the 'kcDeclHeader' function, which is used to
        kind-check a declaration header against its standalone kind signature.
        It does so in two rounds:
      
          1. check user-written binders
          2. instantiate invisible binders a la 'checkExpectedKind'
      
      * 'kcTyClGroup' now partitions declarations into declarations with a
        standalone kind signature or a CUSK (kinded_decls) and declarations
        without either (kindless_decls):
      
          * 'kinded_decls' are kind-checked with 'checkInitialKinds'
          * 'kindless_decls' are kind-checked with 'getInitialKinds'
      
      * DerivInfo has been extended with a new field:
      
          di_scoped_tvs :: ![(Name,TyVar)]
      
        These variables must be added to the context in case the deriving clause
        references tcTyConScopedTyVars. See #16731.
      0b5eede9
  6. 20 Sep, 2019 1 commit
  7. 26 Jul, 2019 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Banish reportFloatingViaTvs to the shadow realm (#15831, #16181) · 30b6f391
      Ryan Scott authored
      GHC used to reject programs of this form:
      
      ```
      newtype Age = MkAge Int
        deriving Eq via Const Int a
      ```
      
      That's because an earlier implementation of `DerivingVia` would
      generate the following instance:
      
      ```
      instance Eq Age where
        (==) = coerce @(Const Int a -> Const Int a -> Bool)
                      @(Age         -> Age         -> Bool)
                      (==)
      ```
      
      Note that the `a` in `Const Int a` is not bound anywhere, which
      causes all sorts of issues. I figured that no one would ever want to
      write code like this anyway, so I simply banned "floating" `via` type
      variables like `a`, checking for their presence in the aptly named
      `reportFloatingViaTvs` function.
      
      `reportFloatingViaTvs` ended up being implemented in a subtly
      incorrect way, as #15831 demonstrates. Following counsel with the
      sage of gold fire, I decided to abandon `reportFloatingViaTvs`
      entirely and opt for a different approach that would _accept_
      the instance above. This is because GHC now generates this instance
      instead:
      
      ```
      instance forall a. Eq Age where
        (==) = coerce @(Const Int a -> Const Int a -> Bool)
                      @(Age         -> Age         -> Bool)
                      (==)
      ```
      
      Notice that we now explicitly quantify the `a` in
      `instance forall a. Eq Age`, so everything is peachy scoping-wise.
      See `Note [Floating `via` type variables]` in `TcDeriv` for the full
      scoop.
      
      A pleasant benefit of this refactoring is that it made it much easier
      to catch the problem observed in #16181, so this patch fixes that
      issue too.
      
      Fixes #15831. Fixes #16181.
      30b6f391
  8. 25 Jul, 2019 1 commit
  9. 09 Jul, 2019 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Use an empty data type in TTG extension constructors (#15247) · 6a03d77b
      Ryan Scott authored
      To avoid having to `panic` any time a TTG extension constructor is
      consumed, this MR introduces an uninhabited 'NoExtCon' type and uses
      that in every extension constructor's type family instance where it
      is appropriate. This also introduces a 'noExtCon' function which
      eliminates a 'NoExtCon', much like 'Data.Void.absurd' eliminates
      a 'Void'.
      
      I also renamed the existing `NoExt` type to `NoExtField` to better
      distinguish it from `NoExtCon`. Unsurprisingly, there is a lot of
      code churn resulting from this.
      
      Bumps the Haddock submodule. Fixes #15247.
      6a03d77b
  10. 10 Jun, 2019 1 commit
  11. 09 Jun, 2019 1 commit
  12. 22 May, 2019 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Use HsTyPats in associated type family defaults · 6efe04de
      Ryan Scott authored
      Associated type family default declarations behave strangely in a
      couple of ways:
      
      1. If one tries to bind the type variables with an explicit `forall`,
         the `forall`'d part will simply be ignored. (#16110)
      2. One cannot use visible kind application syntax on the left-hand
         sides of associated default equations, unlike every other form
         of type family equation. (#16356)
      
      Both of these issues have a common solution. Instead of using
      `LHsQTyVars` to represent the left-hand side arguments of an
      associated default equation, we instead use `HsTyPats`, which is what
      other forms of type family equations use. In particular, here are
      some highlights of this patch:
      
      * `FamEqn` is no longer parameterized by a `pats` type variable, as
        the `feqn_pats` field is now always `HsTyPats`.
      * The new design for `FamEqn` in chronicled in
        `Note [Type family instance declarations in HsSyn]`.
      * `TyFamDefltEqn` now becomes the same thing as `TyFamInstEqn`. This
        means that many of `TyFamDefltEqn`'s code paths can now reuse the
        code paths for `TyFamInstEqn`, resulting in substantial
        simplifications to various parts of the code dealing with
        associated type family defaults.
      
      Fixes #16110 and #16356.
      6efe04de
  13. 14 May, 2019 1 commit
    • Vladislav Zavialov's avatar
      Guard CUSKs behind a language pragma · a5fdd185
      Vladislav Zavialov authored
      GHC Proposal #36 describes a transition plan away from CUSKs and to
      top-level kind signatures:
      
      1. Introduce a new extension, -XCUSKs, on by default, that detects CUSKs
         as they currently exist.
      2. We turn off the -XCUSKs extension in a few releases and remove it
         sometime thereafter.
      
      This patch implements phase 1 of this plan, introducing a new language
      extension to control whether CUSKs are enabled. When top-level kind
      signatures are implemented, we can transition to phase 2.
      a5fdd185
  14. 25 Mar, 2019 1 commit
    • Takenobu Tani's avatar
      Update Wiki URLs to point to GitLab · 3769e3a8
      Takenobu Tani authored
      This moves all URL references to Trac Wiki to their corresponding
      GitLab counterparts.
      
      This substitution is classified as follows:
      
      1. Automated substitution using sed with Ben's mapping rule [1]
          Old: ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/XxxYyy...
          New: gitlab.haskell.org/ghc/ghc/wikis/xxx-yyy...
      
      2. Manual substitution for URLs containing `#` index
          Old: ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/XxxYyy...#Zzz
          New: gitlab.haskell.org/ghc/ghc/wikis/xxx-yyy...#zzz
      
      3. Manual substitution for strings starting with `Commentary`
          Old: Commentary/XxxYyy...
          New: commentary/xxx-yyy...
      
      See also !539
      
      [1]: https://gitlab.haskell.org/bgamari/gitlab-migration/blob/master/wiki-mapping.json
      3769e3a8
  15. 15 Mar, 2019 1 commit
  16. 01 Mar, 2019 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Visible dependent quantification · c26d299d
      Ryan Scott authored
      This implements GHC proposal 35
      (https://github.com/ghc-proposals/ghc-proposals/blob/master/proposals/0035-forall-arrow.rst)
      by adding the ability to write kinds with
      visible dependent quantification (VDQ).
      
      Most of the work for supporting VDQ was actually done _before_ this
      patch. That is, GHC has been able to reason about kinds with VDQ for
      some time, but it lacked the ability to let programmers directly
      write these kinds in the source syntax. This patch is primarly about
      exposing this ability, by:
      
      * Changing `HsForAllTy` to add an additional field of type
        `ForallVisFlag` to distinguish between invisible `forall`s (i.e,
        with dots) and visible `forall`s (i.e., with arrows)
      * Changing `Parser.y` accordingly
      
      The rest of the patch mostly concerns adding validity checking to
      ensure that VDQ is never used in the type of a term (as permitting
      this would require full-spectrum dependent types). This is
      accomplished by:
      
      * Adding a `vdqAllowed` predicate to `TcValidity`.
      * Introducing `splitLHsSigmaTyInvis`, a variant of `splitLHsSigmaTy`
        that only splits invisible `forall`s. This function is used in
        certain places (e.g., in instance declarations) to ensure that GHC
        doesn't try to split visible `forall`s (e.g., if it tried splitting
        `instance forall a -> Show (Blah a)`, then GHC would mistakenly
        allow that declaration!)
      
      This also updates Template Haskell by introducing a new `ForallVisT`
      constructor to `Type`.
      
      Fixes #16326. Also fixes #15658 by documenting this feature in the
      users' guide.
      c26d299d
  17. 08 Feb, 2019 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Minor refactor of CUSK handling · 9bb23d5f
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      Previously, in getFamDeclInitialKind, we were figuring
      out whether the enclosing class decl had a CUSK very
      indirectly, via tcTyConIsPoly.  This patch just makes
      the computation much more direct and easy to grok.
      
      No change in behaviour.
      9bb23d5f
  18. 23 Jan, 2019 1 commit
  19. 03 Jan, 2019 1 commit
    • My Nguyen's avatar
      Visible kind application · 17bd1635
      My Nguyen authored
      Summary:
      This patch implements visible kind application (GHC Proposal 15/#12045), as well as #15360 and #15362.
      It also refactors unnamed wildcard handling, and requires that type equations in type families in Template Haskell be
      written with full type on lhs. PartialTypeSignatures are on and warnings are off automatically with visible kind
      application, just like in term-level.
      
      There are a few remaining issues with this patch, as documented in
      ticket #16082.
      
      Includes a submodule update for Haddock.
      
      Test Plan: Tests T12045a/b/c/TH1/TH2, T15362, T15592a
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, goldfire, bgamari, alanz, RyanGlScott, Iceland_jack
      
      Subscribers: ningning, Iceland_jack, RyanGlScott, int-index, rwbarton, mpickering, carter
      
      GHC Trac Issues: `#12045`, `#15362`, `#15592`, `#15788`, `#15793`, `#15795`, `#15797`, `#15799`, `#15801`, `#15807`, `#15816`
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D5229
      17bd1635
  20. 29 Nov, 2018 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Taming the Kind Inference Monster · 2257a86d
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      My original goal was (Trac #15809) to move towards using level numbers
      as the basis for deciding which type variables to generalise, rather
      than searching for the free varaibles of the environment.  However
      it has turned into a truly major refactoring of the kind inference
      engine.
      
      Let's deal with the level-numbers part first:
      
      * Augment quantifyTyVars to calculate the type variables to
        quantify using level numbers, and compare the result with
        the existing approach.  That is; no change in behaviour,
        just a WARNing if the two approaches give different answers.
      
      * To do this I had to get the level number right when calling
        quantifyTyVars, and this entailed a bit of care, especially
        in the code for kind-checking type declarations.
      
      * However, on the way I was able to eliminate or simplify
        a number of calls to solveEqualities.
      
      This work is incomplete: I'm not /using/ level numbers yet.
      When I subsequently get rid of any remaining WARNings in
      quantifyTyVars, that the level-number answers differ from
      the current answers, then I can rip out the current
      "free vars of the environment" stuff.
      
      Anyway, this led me into deep dive into kind inference for type and
      class declarations, which is an increasingly soggy part of GHC.
      Richard already did some good work recently in
      
         commit 5e45ad10
         Date:   Thu Sep 13 09:56:02 2018 +0200
      
          Finish fix for #14880.
      
          The real change that fixes the ticket is described in
          Note [Naughty quantification candidates] in TcMType.
      
      but I kept turning over stones. So this patch has ended up
      with a pretty significant refactoring of that code too.
      
      Kind inference for types and classes
      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      
      * Major refactoring in the way we generalise the inferred kind of
        a TyCon, in kcTyClGroup.  Indeed, I made it into a new top-level
        function, generaliseTcTyCon.  Plus a new Note to explain it
        Note [Inferring kinds for type declarations].
      
      * We decided (Trac #15592) not to treat class type variables specially
        when dealing with Inferred/Specified/Required for associated types.
        That simplifies things quite a bit. I also rewrote
        Note [Required, Specified, and Inferred for types]
      
      * Major refactoring of the crucial function kcLHsQTyVars:
        I split it into
             kcLHsQTyVars_Cusk  and  kcLHsQTyVars_NonCusk
        because the two are really quite different. The CUSK case is
        almost entirely rewritten, and is much easier because of our new
        decision not to treat the class variables specially
      
      * I moved all the error checks from tcTyClTyVars (which was a bizarre
        place for it) into generaliseTcTyCon and/or the CUSK case of
        kcLHsQTyVars.  Now tcTyClTyVars is extremely simple.
      
      * I got rid of all the all the subtleties in tcImplicitTKBndrs. Indeed
        now there is no difference between tcImplicitTKBndrs and
        kcImplicitTKBndrs; there is now a single bindImplicitTKBndrs.
        Same for kc/tcExplicitTKBndrs.  None of them monkey with level
        numbers, nor build implication constraints.  scopeTyVars is gone
        entirely, as is kcLHsQTyVarBndrs. It's vastly simpler.
      
        I found I could get rid of kcLHsQTyVarBndrs entirely, in favour of
        the bnew bindExplicitTKBndrs.
      
      Quantification
      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      * I now deal with the "naughty quantification candidates"
        of the previous patch in candidateQTyVars, rather than in
        quantifyTyVars; see Note [Naughty quantification candidates]
        in TcMType.
      
        I also killed off closeOverKindsCQTvs in favour of the same
        strategy that we use for tyCoVarsOfType: namely, close over kinds
        at the occurrences.
      
        And candidateQTyVars no longer needs a gbl_tvs argument.
      
      * Passing the ContextKind, rather than the expected kind itself,
        to tc_hs_sig_type_and_gen makes it easy to allocate the expected
        result kind (when we are in inference mode) at the right level.
      
      Type families
      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      * I did a major rewrite of the impenetrable tcFamTyPats. The result
        is vastly more comprehensible.
      
      * I got rid of kcDataDefn entirely, quite a big function.
      
      * I re-did the way that checkConsistentFamInst works, so
        that it allows alpha-renaming of invisible arguments.
      
      * The interaction of kind signatures and family instances is tricky.
          Type families: see Note [Apparently-nullary families]
          Data families: see Note [Result kind signature for a data family instance]
                         and Note [Eta-reduction for data families]
      
      * The consistent instantation of an associated type family is tricky.
        See Note [Checking consistent instantiation] and
            Note [Matching in the consistent-instantation check]
        in TcTyClsDecls.  It's now checked in TcTyClsDecls because that is
        when we have the relevant info to hand.
      
      * I got tired of the compromises in etaExpandFamInst, so I did the
        job properly by adding a field cab_eta_tvs to CoAxBranch.
        See Coercion.etaExpandCoAxBranch.
      
      tcInferApps and friends
      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      * I got rid of the mysterious and horrible ClsInstInfo argument
        to tcInferApps, checkExpectedKindX, and various checkValid
        functions.  It was horrible!
      
      * I got rid of [Type] result of tcInferApps.  This list was used
        only in tcFamTyPats, when checking the LHS of a type instance;
        and if there is a cast in the middle, the list is meaningless.
        So I made tcInferApps simpler, and moved the complexity
        (not much) to tcInferApps.
      
        Result: tcInferApps is now pretty comprehensible again.
      
      * I refactored the many function in TcMType that instantiate skolems.
      
      Smaller things
      
      * I rejigged the error message in checkValidTelescope; I think it's
        quite a bit better now.
      
      * checkValidType was not rejecting constraints in a kind signature
           forall (a :: Eq b => blah). blah2
        That led to further errors when we then do an ambiguity check.
        So I make checkValidType reject it more aggressively.
      
      * I killed off quantifyConDecl, instead calling kindGeneralize
        directly.
      
      * I fixed an outright bug in tyCoVarsOfImplic, where we were not
        colleting the tyvar of the kind of the skolems
      
      * Renamed ClsInstInfo to AssocInstInfo, and made it into its
        own data type
      
      * Some fiddling around with pretty-printing of family
        instances which was trickier than I thought.  I wanted
        wildcards to print as plain "_" in user messages, although
        they each need a unique identity in the CoAxBranch.
      
      Some other oddments
      
      * Refactoring around the trace messages from reportUnsolved.
      * A bit of extra tc-tracing in TcHsSyn.commitFlexi
      
      This patch fixes a raft of bugs, and includes tests for them.
      
       * #14887
       * #15740
       * #15764
       * #15789
       * #15804
       * #15817
       * #15870
       * #15874
       * #15881
      2257a86d
  21. 27 Oct, 2018 1 commit
    • mayac's avatar
      More explicit foralls (GHC Proposal 0007) · 512eeb9b
      mayac authored
      Allow the user to explicitly bind type/kind variables in type and data
      family instances (including associated instances), closed type family
      equations, and RULES pragmas. Follows the specification of GHC
      Proposal 0007, also fixes #2600. Advised by Richard Eisenberg.
      
      This modifies the Template Haskell AST -- old code may break!
      
      Other Changes:
      - convert HsRule to a record
      - make rnHsSigWcType more general
      - add repMaybe to DsMeta
      
      Includes submodule update for Haddock.
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, bgamari, alanz
      
      Subscribers: simonpj, RyanGlScott, goldfire, rwbarton,
                   thomie, mpickering, carter
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #2600, #14268
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4894
      512eeb9b
  22. 17 Oct, 2018 1 commit
  23. 21 Aug, 2018 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Add a solveEqualities to tcClassDecl1 · 43b08cfb
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      Trac #15505 showed that, when we have a type error, we
      could have an unfilled-in coercion hole.  We don't want an
      assertion error in that case.
      
      The underlying cause is that tcClassDecl1 should call
      solveEqualities to fully solve all top-level equalities
      (or fail in the attempt).
      
      I also refactored the ClassDecl case for tcTyClDecl1 into
      a new function tcClassDecl1.  That makes it symmetrical
      with the others.
      43b08cfb
  24. 22 Jul, 2018 1 commit
  25. 13 Jul, 2018 2 commits
  26. 10 Jul, 2018 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      More refactoring in TcValidity · fd0f0334
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This patch responds to Trac #15334 by making it an error to
      write an instance declaration for a tuple constraint like
      (Eq [a], Show [a]).
      
      I then discovered that instance validity checking was
      scattered betweeen TcInstDcls and TcValidity, so I took
      the time to bring it all together, into
        TcValidity.checkValidInstHead
      
      In doing so I discovered that there are lot of special
      cases.   I have not changed them, but at least they are
      all laid out clearly now.
      fd0f0334
  27. 25 Jun, 2018 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Refactor the kind-checking of tyvar binders · 9fc40c73
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      The refactoring here is driven by the ghastly mess described in
      comment:24 of Trac #1520.  The overall goal is to simplify the
      kind-checking of typev-variable binders, and in particular to narrow
      the use of the "in-scope tyvar binder" stuff,
      which is needed only for associated types: see the new
      Note [Kind-checking tyvar binders for associated types] in TcHsType.
      
      Now
      
      * The "in-scope tyvar binder" stuff is done only in
           - kcLHsQTyVars, which is used for the LHsQTyVars of a
             data/newtype, or type family declaration.
      
           - tcFamTyPats, which is used for associated family instances;
             it now calls tcImplicitQTKBndrs, which in turn usese
             newFlexiKindedQTyVar
      
      * tcExpicitTKBndrs (which is used only for function signatures,
        data con signatures, pattern synonym signatures, and expression
        type signatures) now does not go via the "in-scope tyvar binder"
        stuff at all.
      
      While I'm still not happy with all this code, the code is generally
      simpler, and I think this is a useful step forward. It does cure
      the problem too.
      
      (It's hard to trigger the problem in vanilla Haskell code, because
      the renamer would normally use different names for nested binders,
      so I can't offer a test.)
      9fc40c73
  28. 19 Jun, 2018 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      Fix API Annotations for GADT constructors · 676c5754
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      Summary:
      This patch completes the work for #14529 by making sure that all API
      Annotations end up attached to a SrcSpan that appears in the final
      ParsedSource.
      
      Updates Haddock submodule
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: rwbarton, thomie, mpickering, carter
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #14529
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4867
      676c5754
  29. 14 Jun, 2018 1 commit
    • Vladislav Zavialov's avatar
      Embrace -XTypeInType, add -XStarIsType · d650729f
      Vladislav Zavialov authored
      Summary:
      Implement the "Embrace Type :: Type" GHC proposal,
      .../ghc-proposals/blob/master/proposals/0020-no-type-in-type.rst
      
      GHC 8.0 included a major change to GHC's type system: the Type :: Type
      axiom. Though casual users were protected from this by hiding its
      features behind the -XTypeInType extension, all programs written in GHC
      8+ have the axiom behind the scenes. In order to preserve backward
      compatibility, various legacy features were left unchanged. For example,
      with -XDataKinds but not -XTypeInType, GADTs could not be used in types.
      Now these restrictions are lifted and -XTypeInType becomes a redundant
      flag that will be eventually deprecated.
      
      * Incorporate the features currently in -XTypeInType into the
        -XPolyKinds and -XDataKinds extensions.
      * Introduce a new extension -XStarIsType to control how to parse * in
        code and whether to print it in error messages.
      
      Test Plan: Validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, hvr, bgamari, alanz, simonpj
      
      Reviewed By: goldfire, simonpj
      
      Subscribers: rwbarton, thomie, mpickering, carter
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #15195
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4748
      d650729f
  30. 05 Jun, 2018 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Introduce DerivingVia · 8ed8b037
      Ryan Scott authored
      This implements the `DerivingVia` proposal put forth in
      https://github.com/ghc-proposals/ghc-proposals/pull/120.
      
      This introduces the `DerivingVia` deriving strategy. This is a
      generalization of `GeneralizedNewtypeDeriving` that permits the user
      to specify the type to `coerce` from.
      
      The major change in this patch is the introduction of the
      `ViaStrategy` constructor to `DerivStrategy`, which takes a type
      as a field. As a result, `DerivStrategy` is no longer a simple
      enumeration type, but rather something that must be renamed and
      typechecked. The process by which this is done is explained more
      thoroughly in section 3 of this paper
      ( https://www.kosmikus.org/DerivingVia/deriving-via-paper.pdf ),
      although I have inlined the relevant parts into Notes where possible.
      
      There are some knock-on changes as well. I took the opportunity to
      do some refactoring of code in `TcDeriv`, especially the
      `mkNewTypeEqn` function, since it was bundling all of the logic for
      (1) deriving instances for newtypes and
      (2) `GeneralizedNewtypeDeriving`
      into one huge broth. `DerivingVia` reuses much of part (2), so that
      was factored out as much as possible.
      
      Bumps the Haddock submodule.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, bgamari, goldfire, alanz
      
      Subscribers: alanz, goldfire, rwbarton, thomie, mpickering, carter
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #15178
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4684
      8ed8b037
  31. 02 Jun, 2018 1 commit
    • Ben Gamari's avatar
      vectorise: Put it out of its misery · faee23bb
      Ben Gamari authored
      Poor DPH and its vectoriser have long been languishing; sadly it seems there is
      little chance that the effort will be rekindled. Every few years we discuss
      what to do with this mass of code and at least once we have agreed that it
      should be archived on a branch and removed from `master`. Here we do just that,
      eliminating heaps of dead code in the process.
      
      Here we drop the ParallelArrays extension, the vectoriser, and the `vector` and
      `primitive` submodules.
      
      Test Plan: Validate
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, simonmar, hvr, goldfire, alanz
      
      Reviewed By: simonmar
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, rwbarton, thomie, mpickering, carter
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4761
      faee23bb
  32. 14 May, 2018 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Fix #14875 by introducing PprPrec, and using it · 21e1a00c
      Ryan Scott authored
      Trying to determine when to insert parentheses during TH
      conversion is a bit of a mess. There is an assortment of functions
      that try to detect this, such as:
      
      * `hsExprNeedsParens`
      * `isCompoundHsType`
      * `hsPatNeedsParens`
      * `isCompoundPat`
      * etc.
      
      To make things worse, each of them have slightly different semantics.
      Plus, they don't work well in the presence of explicit type
      signatures, as #14875 demonstrates.
      
      All of these problems can be alleviated with the use of an explicit
      precedence argument (much like what `showsPrec` currently does). To
      accomplish this, I introduce a new `PprPrec` data type, and define
      standard predences for things like function application, infix
      operators, function arrows, and explicit type signatures (that last
      one is new). I then added `PprPrec` arguments to the various
      `-NeedsParens` functions, and use them to make smarter decisions
      about when things need to be parenthesized.
      
      A nice side effect is that functions like `isCompoundHsType` are
      now completely unneeded, since they're simply aliases for
      `hsTypeNeedsParens appPrec`. As a result, I did a bit of refactoring
      to remove these sorts of functions. I also did a pass over various
      utility functions in GHC for constructing AST forms and used more
      appropriate precedences where convenient.
      
      Along the way, I also ripped out the existing `TyPrec`
      data type (which was tailor-made for pretty-printing `Type`s) and
      replaced it with `PprPrec` for consistency.
      
      Test Plan: make test TEST=T14875
      
      Reviewers: alanz, goldfire, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: rwbarton, thomie, carter
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #14875
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4688
      21e1a00c
  33. 27 Apr, 2018 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      TTG : complete for balance of hsSyn AST · c3823cba
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      Summary:
      - remove PostRn/PostTc fields
      - remove the HsVect In/Out distinction for Type, Class and Instance
      - remove PlaceHolder in favour of NoExt
      - Simplify OutputableX constraint
      
      Updates haddock submodule
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, thomie, mpickering, carter
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4625
      c3823cba
  34. 13 Apr, 2018 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      TTG for HsBinds and Data instances Plan B · b1386942
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      Summary:
      - Add the balance of the TTG extensions for hsSyn/HsBinds
      
      - Move all the (now orphan) data instances into hsSyn/HsInstances and
      use TTG Data instances Plan B
      https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/ImplementingTreesThatGrow/Instances#PLANB
      
      Updates haddock submodule.
      
      Illustrative numbers
      
      Compiling HsInstances before using Plan B.
      
      Max residency ~ 5G
      <<ghc: 629,864,691,176 bytes, 5300 GCs,
             321075437/1087762592 avg/max bytes residency (23 samples),
             2953M in use, 0.000 INIT (0.000 elapsed),
             383.511 MUT (384.986 elapsed), 37.426 GC (37.444 elapsed) :ghc>>
      
      Using Plan B
      
      Max residency 1.1G
      
      <<ghc: 78,832,782,968 bytes, 2884 GCs,
             222140352/386470152 avg/max bytes residency (34 samples),
             1062M in use, 0.001 INIT (0.001 elapsed),
             56.612 MUT (62.917 elapsed), 32.974 GC (32.923 elapsed) :ghc>>
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: shayan-najd, goldfire, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, thomie, mpickering, carter
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4581
      b1386942
  35. 09 Apr, 2018 1 commit
  36. 07 Apr, 2018 1 commit
  37. 01 Apr, 2018 1 commit
    • Richard Eisenberg's avatar
      Track type variable scope more carefully. · faec8d35
      Richard Eisenberg authored
      The main job of this commit is to track more accurately the scope
      of tyvars introduced by user-written foralls. For example, it would
      be to have something like this:
      
        forall a. Int -> (forall k (b :: k). Proxy '[a, b]) -> Bool
      
      In that type, a's kind must be k, but k isn't in scope. We had a
      terrible way of doing this before (not worth repeating or describing
      here, but see the old tcImplicitTKBndrs and friends), but now
      we have a principled approach: make an Implication when kind-checking
      a forall. Doing so then hooks into the existing machinery for
      preventing skolem-escape, performing floating, etc. This also means
      that we bump the TcLevel whenever going into a forall.
      
      The new behavior is done in TcHsType.scopeTyVars, but see also
      TcHsType.tc{Im,Ex}plicitTKBndrs, which have undergone significant
      rewriting. There are several Notes near there to guide you. Of
      particular interest there is that Implication constraints can now
      have skolems that are out of order; this situation is reported in
      TcErrors.
      
      A major consequence of this is a slightly tweaked process for type-
      checking type declarations. The new Note [Use SigTvs in kind-checking
      pass] in TcTyClsDecls lays it out.
      
      The error message for dependent/should_fail/TypeSkolEscape has become
      noticeably worse. However, this is because the code in TcErrors goes to
      some length to preserve pre-8.0 error messages for kind errors. It's time
      to rip off that plaster and get rid of much of the kind-error-specific
      error messages. I tried this, and doing so led to a lovely error message
      for TypeSkolEscape. So: I'm accepting the error message quality regression
      for now, but will open up a new ticket to fix it, along with a larger
      error-message improvement I've been pondering. This applies also to
      dependent/should_fail/{BadTelescope2,T14066,T14066e}, polykinds/T11142.
      
      Other minor changes:
       - isUnliftedTypeKind didn't look for tuples and sums. It does now.
      
       - check_type used check_arg_type on both sides of an AppTy. But the left
         side of an AppTy isn't an arg, and this was causing a bad error message.
         I've changed it to use check_type on the left-hand side.
      
       - Some refactoring around when we print (TYPE blah) in error messages.
         The changes decrease the times when we do so, to good effect.
         Of course, this is still all controlled by
         -fprint-explicit-runtime-reps
      
      Fixes #14066 #14749
      
      Test cases: dependent/should_compile/{T14066a,T14749},
                  dependent/should_fail/T14066{,c,d,e,f,g,h}
      faec8d35
  38. 23 Mar, 2018 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Allow PartialTypeSignatures in standalone deriving contexts · affdea82
      Ryan Scott authored
      Summary:
      At its core, this patch is a simple tweak that allows a user
      to write:
      
      ```lang=haskell
      deriving instance _ => Eq (Foo a)
      ```
      
      Which is functionally equivalent to:
      
      ```lang=haskell
      data Foo a = ...
        deriving Eq
      ```
      
      But with the added flexibility that `StandaloneDeriving` gives you
      (namely, the ability to use it anywhere, not just in the same module
      that `Foo` was declared in). This fixes #13324, and should hopefully
      address a use case brought up in #10607.
      
      Currently, only the use of a single, extra-constraints wildcard is
      permitted in a standalone deriving declaration. Any other wildcard
      is rejected, so things like
      `deriving instance (Eq a, _) => Eq (Foo a)` are currently forbidden.
      
      There are quite a few knock-on changes brought on by this change:
      
      * The `HsSyn` type used to represent standalone-derived instances
        was previously `LHsSigType`, which isn't sufficient to hold
        wildcard types. This needed to be changed to `LHsSigWcType` as a
        result.
      
      * Previously, `DerivContext` was a simple type synonym for
        `Maybe ThetaType`, under the assumption that you'd only ever be in
        the `Nothing` case if you were in a `deriving` clause. After this
        patch, that assumption no longer holds true, as you can also be
        in this situation with standalone deriving when an
        extra-constraints wildcard is used.
      
        As a result, I changed `DerivContext` to be a proper datatype that
        reflects the new wrinkle that this patch adds, and plumbed this
        through the relevant parts of `TcDeriv` and friends.
      
      * Relatedly, the error-reporting machinery in `TcErrors` also assumed
        that if you have any unsolved constraints in a derived instance,
        then you should be able to fix it by switching over to standalone
        deriving. This was always sound advice before, but with this new
        feature, it's possible to have unsolved constraints even when
        you're standalone-deriving something!
      
        To rectify this, I tweaked some constructors of `CtOrigin` a bit
        to reflect this new subtlety.
      
      This requires updating the Haddock submodule. See my fork at
      https://github.com/RyanGlScott/haddock/commit/067d52fd4be15a1842cbb05f42d9d482de0ad3a7
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, goldfire, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: simonpj
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, rwbarton, thomie, mpickering, carter
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #13324
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4383
      affdea82
  39. 02 Mar, 2018 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Fix #14817 by not double-printing data family instance kind signatures · aef2b429
      Ryan Scott authored
      Within `pprDataFamInstDecl`, we were invoking `pprFamInstLHS` to
      pretty-print a data family instance header, and we were passing `Just` a
      kind signature to `pprFamInstLHS` to make it pretty-print the kind
      signature alongside it (this is a consequence of commit
      d1ef223c). But this is silly, because
      then invoke `pp_data_defn`, which //also// pretty-prints the kind
      signature, resulting in the kind signature being printed twice by
      mistake.
      
      This fix is simple—pass `Nothing` to `pprFamInstLHS` instead.
      
      Test Plan: make test TEST=T14817
      
      Reviewers: alanz, bgamari, mpickering
      
      Reviewed By: mpickering
      
      Subscribers: mpickering, rwbarton, thomie, carter
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #14817
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4418
      aef2b429