1. 24 Jun, 2020 1 commit
    • Sylvain Henry's avatar
      Cmm: introduce SAVE_REGS/RESTORE_REGS · 7750bd45
      Sylvain Henry authored
      We don't want to save both Fn and Dn register sets on x86-64 as they are
      aliased to the same arch register (XMMn).
      
      Moreover, when SAVE_STGREGS was used in conjunction with `jump foo [*]`
      which makes a set of Cmm registers alive so that they cover all arch
      registers used to pass parameter, we could have Fn, Dn and XMMn alive at
      the same time. It made the LLVM code generator choke (see #17920).
      
      Now `SAVE_REGS/RESTORE_REGS` and `jump foo [*]` use the same set of
      registers.
      7750bd45
  2. 19 Jun, 2020 1 commit
  3. 14 Jun, 2020 1 commit
  4. 13 Jun, 2020 2 commits
    • Sylvain Henry's avatar
      Enhance UnitId use · e7272d53
      Sylvain Henry authored
      * use UnitId instead of String to identify wired-in units
      * use UnitId instead of Unit in the backend (Unit are only use by
        Backpack to produce type-checked interfaces, not real code)
      * rename lookup functions for consistency
      * documentation
      e7272d53
    • Sylvain Henry's avatar
      Refactor homeUnit · 72d08610
      Sylvain Henry authored
      * rename thisPackage into homeUnit
      * document and refactor several Backpack things
      72d08610
  5. 30 Apr, 2020 2 commits
    • Sylvain Henry's avatar
      Unit: split and rename modules · 8bfb0219
      Sylvain Henry authored
      Introduce GHC.Unit.* hierarchy for everything concerning units, packages
      and modules.
      
      Update Haddock submodule
      8bfb0219
    • Sylvain Henry's avatar
      Refactoring unit management code · 10d15f1e
      Sylvain Henry authored
      Over the years the unit management code has been modified a lot to keep
      up with changes in Cabal (e.g. support for several library components in
      the same package), to integrate BackPack, etc. I found it very hard to
      understand as the terminology wasn't consistent, was referring to past
      concepts, etc.
      
      The terminology is now explained as clearly as I could in the Note
      "About Units" and the code is refactored to reflect it.
      
      -------------------
      
      Many names were misleading: UnitId is not an Id but could be a virtual
      unit (an indefinite one instantiated on the fly), IndefUnitId
      constructor may contain a definite instantiated unit, etc.
      
         * Rename IndefUnitId into InstantiatedUnit
         * Rename IndefModule into InstantiatedModule
         * Rename UnitId type into Unit
         * Rename IndefiniteUnitId constructor into VirtUnit
         * Rename DefiniteUnitId constructor into RealUnit
         * Rename packageConfigId into mkUnit
         * Rename getPackageDetails into unsafeGetUnitInfo
         * Rename InstalledUnitId into UnitId
      
      Remove references to misleading ComponentId: a ComponentId is just an
      indefinite unit-id to be instantiated.
      
         * Rename ComponentId into IndefUnitId
         * Rename ComponentDetails into UnitPprInfo
         * Fix display of UnitPprInfo with empty version: this is now used for
           units dynamically generated by BackPack
      
      Generalize several types (Module, Unit, etc.) so that they can be used
      with different unit identifier types: UnitKey, UnitId, Unit, etc.
      
         * GenModule: Module, InstantiatedModule and InstalledModule are now
           instances of this type
         * Generalize DefUnitId, IndefUnitId, Unit, InstantiatedUnit,
           PackageDatabase
      
      Replace BackPack fake "hole" UnitId by a proper HoleUnit constructor.
      
      Add basic support for UnitKey. They should be used more in the future to
      avoid mixing them up with UnitId as we do now.
      
      Add many comments.
      
      Update Haddock submodule
      10d15f1e
  6. 26 Apr, 2020 1 commit
  7. 18 Apr, 2020 1 commit
    • Sylvain Henry's avatar
      Modules (#13009) · 15312bbb
      Sylvain Henry authored
      * SysTools
      * Parser
      * GHC.Builtin
      * GHC.Iface.Recomp
      * Settings
      
      Update Haddock submodule
      
      Metric Decrease:
          Naperian
          parsing001
      15312bbb
  8. 03 Apr, 2020 1 commit
    • Sylvain Henry's avatar
      Refactor CmmStatics · cc2918a0
      Sylvain Henry authored
      In !2959 we noticed that there was some redundant code (in GHC.Cmm.Utils
      and GHC.Cmm.StgToCmm.Utils) used to deal with `CmmStatics` datatype
      (before SRT generation) and `RawCmmStatics` datatype (after SRT
      generation).
      
      This patch removes this redundant code by using a single GADT for
      (Raw)CmmStatics.
      cc2918a0
  9. 29 Mar, 2020 1 commit
  10. 26 Mar, 2020 1 commit
    • Sylvain Henry's avatar
      DynFlags refactoring III · 0de03cd7
      Sylvain Henry authored
      Use Platform instead of DynFlags when possible:
      * `tARGET_MIN_INT` et al. replaced with `platformMinInt` et al.
      * no more DynFlags in PreRules: added a new `RuleOpts` datatype
      * don't use `wORD_SIZE` in the compiler
      * make `wordAlignment` use `Platform`
      * make `dOUBLE_SIZE` a constant
      
      Metric Decrease:
          T13035
          T1969
      0de03cd7
  11. 19 Mar, 2020 1 commit
  12. 15 Mar, 2020 1 commit
  13. 29 Feb, 2020 1 commit
    • Vladislav Zavialov's avatar
      Monotonic locations (#17632) · 327b29e1
      Vladislav Zavialov authored
      When GHC is parsing a file generated by a tool, e.g. by the C preprocessor, the
      tool may insert #line pragmas to adjust the locations reported to the user.
      
      As the result, the locations recorded in RealSrcLoc are not monotonic. Elements
      that appear later in the StringBuffer are not guaranteed to have a higher
      line/column number.
      
      In fact, there are no guarantees whatsoever, as #line pragmas can arbitrarily
      modify locations. This lack of guarantees makes ideas such as #17544
      infeasible.
      
      This patch adds an additional bit of information to every SrcLoc:
      
      	newtype BufPos = BufPos { bufPos :: Int }
      
      A BufPos represents the location in the StringBuffer, unaffected by any
      pragmas.
      
      Updates haddock submodule.
      
      Metric Increase:
          haddock.Cabal
          haddock.base
          haddock.compiler
          MultiLayerModules
          Naperian
          parsing001
          T12150
      327b29e1
  14. 26 Feb, 2020 1 commit
  15. 22 Feb, 2020 1 commit
  16. 19 Feb, 2020 1 commit
    • Vladislav Zavialov's avatar
      Remove the MonadFail P instance · 40d917fb
      Vladislav Zavialov authored
      There were two issues with this instance:
      
      * its existence meant that a pattern match failure in the P monad would
        produce a user-visible parse error, but the error message would not be
        helpful to the user
      
      * due to the MFP migration strategy, we had to use CPP in Lexer.x,
        and that created issues for #17750
      
      Updates haddock submodule.
      40d917fb
  17. 12 Feb, 2020 1 commit
  18. 31 Jan, 2020 1 commit
    • Ömer Sinan Ağacan's avatar
      Do CafInfo/SRT analysis in Cmm · c846618a
      Ömer Sinan Ağacan authored
      This patch removes all CafInfo predictions and various hacks to preserve
      predicted CafInfos from the compiler and assigns final CafInfos to
      interface Ids after code generation. SRT analysis is extended to support
      static data, and Cmm generator is modified to allow generating
      static_link fields after SRT analysis.
      
      This also fixes `-fcatch-bottoms`, which introduces error calls in case
      expressions in CorePrep, which runs *after* CoreTidy (which is where we
      decide on CafInfos) and turns previously non-CAFFY things into CAFFY.
      
      Fixes #17648
      Fixes #9718
      
      Evaluation
      ==========
      
      NoFib
      -----
      
      Boot with: `make boot mode=fast`
      Run: `make mode=fast EXTRA_RUNTEST_OPTS="-cachegrind" NoFibRuns=1`
      
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
              Program           Size    Allocs    Instrs     Reads    Writes
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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                  CSD          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                   FS          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                    S          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                   VS          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                  VSD          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.5%
                  VSM          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 anna          -0.1%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 ansi          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 atom          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               awards          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               banner          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
           bernouilli          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
         binary-trees          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                boyer          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               boyer2          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 bspt          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
            cacheprof          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
             calendar          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
             cichelli          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
              circsim          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
             clausify          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
        comp_lab_zift          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
             compress          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
            compress2          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
          constraints          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
         cryptarithm1          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
         cryptarithm2          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                  cse          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
         digits-of-e1          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
         digits-of-e2          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               dom-lt          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                eliza          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                event          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
          exact-reals          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               exp3_8          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               expert          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
       fannkuch-redux          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                fasta          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                  fem          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                  fft          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 fft2          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
             fibheaps          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 fish          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                fluid          -0.1%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               fulsom          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               gamteb          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                  gcd          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
          gen_regexps          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               genfft          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                   gg          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 grep          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               hidden          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                  hpg          -0.1%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                  ida          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                infer          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
              integer          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
            integrate          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
         k-nucleotide          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                kahan          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
              knights          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               lambda          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
           last-piece          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 lcss          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 life          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 lift          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               linear          -0.1%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
            listcompr          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
             listcopy          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
             maillist          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               mandel          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
              mandel2          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 mate          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
              minimax          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
              mkhprog          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
           multiplier          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               n-body          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
             nucleic2          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 para          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
            paraffins          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               parser          -0.1%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
              parstof          -0.1%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                  pic          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
             pidigits          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                power          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               pretty          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.3%     -0.4%     -0.4%
               primes          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
            primetest          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               prolog          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               puzzle          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               queens          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
              reptile          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
      reverse-complem          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
              rewrite          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 rfib          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                  rsa          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                  scc          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.3%     -0.5%     -0.4%
                sched          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                  scs          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               simple          -0.1%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                solid          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
              sorting          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
        spectral-norm          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               sphere          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
               symalg          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                  tak          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
            transform          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
             treejoin          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
            typecheck          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
              veritas          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 wang          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
            wave4main          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
         wheel-sieve1          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
         wheel-sieve2          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 x2n1          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                  Min          -0.1%      0.0%     -0.3%     -0.5%     -0.5%
                  Max          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
       Geometric Mean          -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
      
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
              Program           Size    Allocs    Instrs     Reads    Writes
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
              circsim          -0.1%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
          constraints          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
             fibheaps          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
             gc_bench          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 hash          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                 lcss          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                power          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
           spellcheck          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                  Min          -0.1%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
                  Max          -0.0%      0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
       Geometric Mean          -0.0%     +0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%     -0.0%
      
      Manual inspection of programs in testsuite/tests/programs
      ---------------------------------------------------------
      
      I built these programs with a bunch of dump flags and `-O` and compared
      STG, Cmm, and Asm dumps and file sizes.
      
      (Below the numbers in parenthesis show number of modules in the program)
      
      These programs have identical compiler (same .hi and .o sizes, STG, and
      Cmm and Asm dumps):
      
      - Queens (1), andre_monad (1), cholewo-eval (2), cvh_unboxing (3),
        andy_cherry (7), fun_insts (1), hs-boot (4), fast2haskell (2),
        jl_defaults (1), jq_readsPrec (1), jules_xref (1), jtod_circint (4),
        jules_xref2 (1), lennart_range (1), lex (1), life_space_leak (1),
        bargon-mangler-bug (7), record_upd (1), rittri (1), sanders_array (1),
        strict_anns (1), thurston-module-arith (2), okeefe_neural (1),
        joao-circular (6), 10queens (1)
      
      Programs with different compiler outputs:
      
      - jl_defaults (1): For some reason GHC HEAD marks a lot of top-level
        `[Int]` closures as CAFFY for no reason. With this patch we no longer
        make them CAFFY and generate less SRT entries. For some reason Main.o
        is slightly larger with this patch (1.3%) and the executable sizes are
        the same. (I'd expect both to be smaller)
      
      - launchbury (1): Same as jl_defaults: top-level `[Int]` closures marked
        as CAFFY for no reason. Similarly `Main.o` is 1.4% larger but the
        executable sizes are the same.
      
      - galois_raytrace (13): Differences are in the Parse module. There are a
        lot, but some of the changes are caused by the fact that for some
        reason (I think a bug) GHC HEAD marks the dictionary for `Functor
        Identity` as CAFFY. Parse.o is 0.4% larger, the executable size is the
        same.
      
      - north_array: We now generate less SRT entries because some of array
        primops used in this program like `NewArrayOp` get eliminated during
        Stg-to-Cmm and turn some CAFFY things into non-CAFFY. Main.o gets 24%
        larger (9224 bytes from 9000 bytes), executable sizes are the same.
      
      - seward-space-leak: Difference in this program is better shown by this
        smaller example:
      
            module Lib where
      
            data CDS
              = Case [CDS] [(Int, CDS)]
              | Call CDS CDS
      
            instance Eq CDS where
              Case sels1 rets1 == Case sels2 rets2 =
                  sels1 == sels2 && rets1 == rets2
              Call a1 b1 == Call a2 b2 =
                  a1 == a2 && b1 == b2
              _ == _ =
                  False
      
         In this program GHC HEAD builds a new SRT for the recursive group of
         `(==)`, `(/=)` and the dictionary closure. Then `/=` points to `==`
         in its SRT field, and `==` uses the SRT object as its SRT. With this
         patch we use the closure for `/=` as the SRT and add `==` there. Then
         `/=` gets an empty SRT field and `==` points to `/=` in its SRT
         field.
      
         This change looks fine to me.
      
         Main.o gets 0.07% larger, executable sizes are identical.
      
      head.hackage
      ------------
      
      head.hackage's CI script builds 428 packages from Hackage using this
      patch with no failures.
      
      Compiler performance
      --------------------
      
      The compiler perf tests report that the compiler allocates slightly more
      (worst case observed so far is 4%). However most programs in the test
      suite are small, single file programs. To benchmark compiler performance
      on something more realistic I build Cabal (the library, 236 modules)
      with different optimisation levels. For the "max residency" row I run
      GHC with `+RTS -s -A100k -i0 -h` for more accurate numbers. Other rows
      are generated with just `-s`. (This is because `-i0` causes running GC
      much more frequently and as a result "bytes copied" gets inflated by
      more than 25x in some cases)
      
      * -O0
      
      |                 | GHC HEAD       | This MR        | Diff   |
      | --------------- | -------------- | -------------- | ------ |
      | Bytes allocated | 54,413,350,872 | 54,701,099,464 | +0.52% |
      | Bytes copied    |  4,926,037,184 |  4,990,638,760 | +1.31% |
      | Max residency   |    421,225,624 |    424,324,264 | +0.73% |
      
      * -O1
      
      |                 | GHC HEAD        | This MR         | Diff   |
      | --------------- | --------------- | --------------- | ------ |
      | Bytes allocated | 245,849,209,992 | 246,562,088,672 | +0.28% |
      | Bytes copied    |  26,943,452,560 |  27,089,972,296 | +0.54% |
      | Max residency   |     982,643,440 |     991,663,432 | +0.91% |
      
      * -O2
      
      |                 | GHC HEAD        | This MR         | Diff   |
      | --------------- | --------------- | --------------- | ------ |
      | Bytes allocated | 291,044,511,408 | 291,863,910,912 | +0.28% |
      | Bytes copied    |  37,044,237,616 |  36,121,690,472 | -2.49% |
      | Max residency   |   1,071,600,328 |   1,086,396,256 | +1.38% |
      
      Extra compiler allocations
      --------------------------
      
      Runtime allocations of programs are as reported above (NoFib section).
      
      The compiler now allocates more than before. Main source of allocation
      in this patch compared to base commit is the new SRT algorithm
      (GHC.Cmm.Info.Build). Below is some of the extra work we do with this
      patch, numbers generated by profiled stage 2 compiler when building a
      pathological case (the test 'ManyConstructors') with '-O2':
      
      - We now sort the final STG for a module, which means traversing the
        entire program, generating free variable set for each top-level
        binding, doing SCC analysis, and re-ordering the program. In
        ManyConstructors this step allocates 97,889,952 bytes.
      
      - We now do SRT analysis on static data, which in a program like
        ManyConstructors causes analysing 10,000 bindings that we would
        previously just skip. This step allocates 70,898,352 bytes.
      
      - We now maintain an SRT map for the entire module as we compile Cmm
        groups:
      
            data ModuleSRTInfo = ModuleSRTInfo
              { ...
              , moduleSRTMap :: SRTMap
              }
      
         (SRTMap is just a strict Map from the 'containers' library)
      
         This map gets an entry for most bindings in a module (exceptions are
         THUNKs and CAFFY static functions). For ManyConstructors this map
         gets 50015 entries.
      
      - Once we're done with code generation we generate a NameSet from SRTMap
        for the non-CAFFY names in the current module. This set gets the same
        number of entries as the SRTMap.
      
      - Finally we update CafInfos in ModDetails for the non-CAFFY Ids, using
        the NameSet generated in the previous step. This usually does the
        least amount of allocation among the work listed here.
      
      Only place with this patch where we do less work in the CAF analysis in
      the tidying pass (CoreTidy). However that doesn't save us much, as the
      pass still needs to traverse the whole program and update IdInfos for
      other reasons. Only thing we don't here do is the `hasCafRefs` pass over
      the RHS of bindings, which is a stateless pass that returns a boolean
      value, so it doesn't allocate much.
      
      (Metric changes blow are all increased allocations)
      
      Metric changes
      --------------
      
      Metric Increase:
          ManyAlternatives
          ManyConstructors
          T13035
          T14683
          T1969
          T9961
      c846618a
  19. 25 Jan, 2020 1 commit
  20. 28 Nov, 2019 1 commit
  21. 23 Oct, 2019 1 commit
    • Andreas Klebinger's avatar
      Make dynflag argument for withTiming pure. · 6beea836
      Andreas Klebinger authored
      19 times out of 20 we already have dynflags in scope.
      
      We could just always use `return dflags`. But this is in fact not free.
      When looking at some STG code I noticed that we always allocate a
      closure for this expression in the heap. Clearly a waste in these cases.
      
      For the other cases we can either just modify the callsite to
      get dynflags or use the _D variants of withTiming I added which
      will use getDynFlags under the hood.
      6beea836
  22. 09 Sep, 2019 1 commit
    • Sylvain Henry's avatar
      Module hierarchy: StgToCmm (#13009) · 447864a9
      Sylvain Henry authored
      Add StgToCmm module hierarchy. Platform modules that are used in several
      other places (NCG, LLVM codegen, Cmm transformations) are put into
      GHC.Platform.
      447864a9
  23. 28 Jun, 2019 1 commit
    • Travis Whitaker's avatar
      Correct closure observation, construction, and mutation on weak memory machines. · 11bac115
      Travis Whitaker authored
      Here the following changes are introduced:
          - A read barrier machine op is added to Cmm.
          - The order in which a closure's fields are read and written is changed.
          - Memory barriers are added to RTS code to ensure correctness on
            out-or-order machines with weak memory ordering.
      
      Cmm has a new CallishMachOp called MO_ReadBarrier. On weak memory machines, this
      is lowered to an instruction that ensures memory reads that occur after said
      instruction in program order are not performed before reads coming before said
      instruction in program order. On machines with strong memory ordering properties
      (e.g. X86, SPARC in TSO mode) no such instruction is necessary, so
      MO_ReadBarrier is simply erased. However, such an instruction is necessary on
      weakly ordered machines, e.g. ARM and PowerPC.
      
      Weam memory ordering has consequences for how closures are observed and mutated.
      For example, consider a closure that needs to be updated to an indirection. In
      order for the indirection to be safe for concurrent observers to enter, said
      observers must read the indirection's info table before they read the
      indirectee. Furthermore, the entering observer makes assumptions about the
      closure based on its info table contents, e.g. an INFO_TYPE of IND imples the
      closure has an indirectee pointer that is safe to follow.
      
      When a closure is updated with an indirection, both its info table and its
      indirectee must be written. With weak memory ordering, these two writes can be
      arbitrarily reordered, and perhaps even interleaved with other threads' reads
      and writes (in the absence of memory barrier instructions). Consider this
      example of a bad reordering:
      
      - An updater writes to a closure's info table (INFO_TYPE is now IND).
      - A concurrent observer branches upon reading the closure's INFO_TYPE as IND.
      - A concurrent observer reads the closure's indirectee and enters it. (!!!)
      - An updater writes the closure's indirectee.
      
      Here the update to the indirectee comes too late and the concurrent observer has
      jumped off into the abyss. Speculative execution can also cause us issues,
      consider:
      
      - An observer is about to case on a value in closure's info table.
      - The observer speculatively reads one or more of closure's fields.
      - An updater writes to closure's info table.
      - The observer takes a branch based on the new info table value, but with the
        old closure fields!
      - The updater writes to the closure's other fields, but its too late.
      
      Because of these effects, reads and writes to a closure's info table must be
      ordered carefully with respect to reads and writes to the closure's other
      fields, and memory barriers must be placed to ensure that reads and writes occur
      in program order. Specifically, updates to a closure must follow the following
      pattern:
      
      - Update the closure's (non-info table) fields.
      - Write barrier.
      - Update the closure's info table.
      
      Observing a closure's fields must follow the following pattern:
      
      - Read the closure's info pointer.
      - Read barrier.
      - Read the closure's (non-info table) fields.
      
      This patch updates RTS code to obey this pattern. This should fix long-standing
      SMP bugs on ARM (specifically newer aarch64 microarchitectures supporting
      out-of-order execution) and PowerPC. This fixes issue #15449
      
      .
      Co-Authored-By: Ben Gamari's avatarBen Gamari <ben@well-typed.com>
      11bac115
  24. 20 Jun, 2019 1 commit
    • John Ericson's avatar
      Move 'Platform' to ghc-boot · bff2f24b
      John Ericson authored
      ghc-pkg needs to be aware of platforms so it can figure out which
      subdire within the user package db to use. This is admittedly
      roundabout, but maybe Cabal could use the same notion of a platform as
      GHC to good affect too.
      bff2f24b
  25. 16 Jun, 2019 1 commit
  26. 18 Feb, 2019 1 commit
  27. 31 Jan, 2019 1 commit
  28. 12 Jul, 2018 1 commit
  29. 17 Jun, 2018 1 commit
    • Ömer Sinan Ağacan's avatar
      Use __FILE__ for Cmm assertion locations, fix #8619 · 008ea12d
      Ömer Sinan Ağacan authored
      It seems like we currently support string literals in Cmm, so we can use
      __LINE__ CPP macro in assertion macros. This improves error messages
      that previously looked like
      
          ASSERTION FAILED: file (null), line 1302
      
      (null) part now shows the actual file name.
      
      Also inline some single-use string literals in PrimOps.cmm.
      
      Reviewers: bgamari, simonmar, erikd
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: rwbarton, thomie, carter
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4862
      008ea12d
  30. 16 May, 2018 2 commits
    • Simon Marlow's avatar
      Merge FUN_STATIC closure with its SRT · 838b6903
      Simon Marlow authored
      Summary:
      The idea here is to save a little code size and some work in the GC,
      by collapsing FUN_STATIC closures and their SRTs.
      
      This is (4) in a series; see D4632 for more details.
      
      There's a tradeoff here: more complexity in the compiler in exchange
      for a modest code size reduction (probably around 0.5%).
      
      Results:
      * GHC binary itself (statically linked) is 1% smaller
      * -0.2% binary sizes in nofib (-0.5% module sizes)
      
      Full nofib results comparing D4634 with this: P177 (ignore runtimes,
      these aren't stable on my laptop)
      
      Test Plan: validate, nofib
      
      Reviewers: bgamari, niteria, simonpj, erikd
      
      Subscribers: thomie, carter
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4637
      838b6903
    • Simon Marlow's avatar
      An overhaul of the SRT representation · eb8e692c
      Simon Marlow authored
      Summary:
      - Previously we would hvae a single big table of pointers per module,
        with a set of bitmaps to reference entries within it. The new
        representation is identical to a static constructor, which is much
        simpler for the GC to traverse, and we get to remove the complicated
        bitmap-traversal code from the GC.
      
      - Rewrite all the code to generate SRTs in CmmBuildInfoTables, and
        document it much better (see Note [SRTs]). This has been something
        I've wanted to do since we moved to the new code generator, I
        finally had the opportunity to finish it while on a transatlantic
        flight recently :)
      
      There are a series of 4 diffs:
      
      1. D4632 (this one), which does the bulk of the changes
      
      2. D4633 which adds support for smaller `CmmLabelDiffOff` constants
      
      3. D4634 which takes advantage of D4632 and D4633 to save a word in
         info tables that have an SRT on x86_64. This is where most of the
         binary size improvement comes from.
      
      4. D4637 which makes a further optimisation to merge some SRTs with
         static FUN closures.  This adds some complexity and the benefits
         are fairly modest, so it's not clear yet whether we should do this.
      
      Results (after (3), on x86_64)
      
      - GHC itself (staticaly linked) is 5.2% smaller
      
      - -1.7% binary sizes in nofib, -2.9% module sizes. Full nofib results: P176
      
      - I measured the overhead of traversing all the static objects in a
        major GC in GHC itself by doing `replicateM_ 1000 performGC` as the
        first thing in `Main.main`.  The new version was 5-10% faster, but
        the results did vary quite a bit.
      
      - I'm not sure if there's a compile-time difference, the results are
        too unreliable.
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: bgamari, michalt, niteria, simonpj, erikd, osa1
      
      Subscribers: thomie, carter
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4632
      eb8e692c
  31. 26 Jan, 2018 1 commit
  32. 21 Jan, 2018 1 commit
    • John Ky's avatar
      Add new mbmi and mbmi2 compiler flags · f8557696
      John Ky authored
      This adds support for the bit deposit and extraction operations provided
      by the BMI and BMI2 instruction set extensions on modern amd64 machines.
      
      Implement x86 code generator for pdep and pext.  Properly initialise
      bmiVersion field.
      
      pdep and pext test cases
      
      Fix pattern match for pdep and pext instructions
      
      Fix build of pdep and pext code for 32-bit architectures
      
      Test Plan: Validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, simonmar, bgamari, angerman
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: trommler, carter, angerman, thomie, rwbarton, newhoggy
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #14206
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4236
      f8557696
  33. 22 Nov, 2017 1 commit
  34. 15 Nov, 2017 1 commit
    • John Ky's avatar
      Add new mbmi and mbmi2 compiler flags · f5dc8ccc
      John Ky authored
      This adds support for the bit deposit and extraction operations provided
      by the BMI and BMI2 instruction set extensions on modern amd64 machines.
      
      Test Plan: Validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, simonmar, bgamari, hvr, goldfire, erikd
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, erikd, trommler, newhoggy, rwbarton, thomie
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #14206
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4063
      f5dc8ccc
  35. 30 Oct, 2017 1 commit
  36. 19 Sep, 2017 1 commit
    • Herbert Valerio Riedel's avatar
      compiler: introduce custom "GhcPrelude" Prelude · f63bc730
      Herbert Valerio Riedel authored
      This switches the compiler/ component to get compiled with
      -XNoImplicitPrelude and a `import GhcPrelude` is inserted in all
      modules.
      
      This is motivated by the upcoming "Prelude" re-export of
      `Semigroup((<>))` which would cause lots of name clashes in every
      modulewhich imports also `Outputable`
      
      Reviewers: austin, goldfire, bgamari, alanz, simonmar
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, rwbarton, thomie, mpickering, bgamari
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D3989
      f63bc730
  37. 03 Jul, 2017 1 commit
    • Ben Gamari's avatar
      CmmParse: Emit source notes for assignments · 0c1f905a
      Ben Gamari authored
      Currently the line information for bare source C-- is rather spartan. These add
      notes for assignments, which tend to be useful to identify. Unfortunately, we
      had to settle for approximate source locations as none of the parsers in
      CmmParse return located things. However, I don't think it's worth changing this.
      0c1f905a