1. 26 Oct, 2014 1 commit
  2. 24 Oct, 2014 1 commit
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      Implementation of hsig (module signatures), per #9252 · aa479953
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      
      
      Summary:
      Module signatures, like hs-boot files, are Haskell modules which omit
      value definitions and contain only signatures.  This patchset implements
      one particular aspect of module signature, namely compiling them against
      a concrete implementation.  It works like this: when we compile an hsig
      file, we must be told (via the -sig-of flag) what module this signature
      is implementing.  The signature is compiled into an interface file which
      reexports precisely the entities mentioned in the signature file.  We also
      verify that the interface is compatible with the implementation.
      
      This feature is useful in a few situations:
      
          1. Like explicit import lists, signatures can be used to reduce
          sensitivity to upstream changes.  However, a signature can be defined
          once and then reused by many modules.
      
          2. Signatures can be used to quickly check if a new upstream version
          is compatible, by typechecking just the signatures and not the actual
          modules.
      
          3. A signature can be used to mediate separate modular development,
          where the signature is used as a placeholder for functionality which
          is loaded in later.  (This is only half useful at the moment, since
          typechecking against signatures without implementations is not implemented
          in this patchset.)
      
      Unlike hs-boot files, hsig files impose no performance overhead.
      
      This patchset punts on the type class instances (and type families) problem:
      instances simply leak from the implementation to the signature.  You can
      explicitly specify what instances you expect to have, and those will be checked,
      but you may get more instances than you asked for.  Our eventual plan is
      to allow hiding instances, but to consider all transitively reachable instances
      when considering overlap and soundness.
      
      ToDo: signature merging: when a module is provided by multiple signatures
      for the same base implementation, we should not consider this ambiguous.
      
      ToDo: at the moment, signatures do not constitute use-sites, so if you
      write a signature for a deprecated function, you won't get a warning
      when you compile the signature.
      
      Future work: The ability to feed in shaping information so that we can take
      advantage of more type equalities than might be immediately evident.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      
      Test Plan: validate and new tests
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, simonmar, hvr, austin
      
      Subscribers: simonmar, relrod, ezyang, carter, goldfire
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D130
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #9252
      aa479953
  3. 09 Sep, 2014 1 commit
    • Herbert Valerio Riedel's avatar
      Bump `base` version to 4.8.0.0 for real · c6f502b2
      Herbert Valerio Riedel authored
      This commit updates several submodules in order to bump
      the upper bounds on `base` of most boot packages
      
      Moreover, this updates some of the test-suite cases which have
      version numbers hardcoded within.
      
      However, I'm not sure if this commit didn't introduce the following
      two test-failures
      
         ghc-api  T8628 [bad stdout] (normal)
         ghc-api  T8639_api [bad stdout] (normal)
      
      This needs investigation
      c6f502b2
  4. 22 Aug, 2014 1 commit
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      Do not zero out version number when processing wired-in packages. · 22520cd7
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      
      
      Summary:
      Previously, GHC would look for instances of wired-in packages in the
      in-memory package database and null out the version number.  This was
      necessary when the sourcePackageId was used to determine the linker
      symbols; however, we now use a package key, so only that needs to be
      updated.
      
      Long-term, we can remove this hack by ensuring that Cabal actually records
      the proper package key in the database.  This will also fix an unrelated
      hack elsewhere.
      
      Keeping version numbers means that wired in packages get rendered differently
      when output by GHC.  This is the source of all the test-case output changes.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: hvr, austin
      
      Subscribers: simonmar, ezyang, carter
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D170
      22520cd7
  5. 05 Aug, 2014 1 commit
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      Package keys (for linking/type equality) separated from package IDs. · 66218d15
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      
      
      This patch set makes us no longer assume that a package key is a human
      readable string, leaving Cabal free to "do whatever it wants" to allocate
      keys; we'll look up the PackageId in the database to display to the user.
      This also means we have a new level of qualifier decisions to make at the
      package level, and rewriting some Safe Haskell error reporting code to DTRT.
      
      Additionally, we adjust the build system to use a new ghc-cabal output
      Make variable PACKAGE_KEY to determine library names and other things,
      rather than concatenating PACKAGE/VERSION as before.
      
      Adds a new `-this-package-key` flag to subsume the old, erroneously named
      `-package-name` flag, and `-package-key` to select packages by package key.
      
      RFC: The md5 hashes are pretty tough on the eye, as far as the file
      system is concerned :(
      
      ToDo: safePkg01 test had its output updated, but the fix is not really right:
      the rest of the dependencies are truncated due to the fact the we're only
      grepping a single line, but ghc-pkg is wrapping its output.
      
      ToDo: In a later commit, update all submodules to stop using -package-name
      and use -this-package-key.  For now, we don't do it to avoid submodule
      explosion.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, simonmar, hvr, austin
      
      Subscribers: simonmar, relrod, carter
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D80
      66218d15
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