1. 09 Dec, 2016 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Rename TH constructors for deriving strategies · 5349d648
      Ryan Scott authored
      After talking to Richard, he and I concluded that choosing the rather
      common name `Newtype` to represent the corresponding deriving strategy
      in Template Haskell was a poor choice of name. I've opted to rename it
      to something less common (`NewtypeStrategy`) while we still have time. I
      also renamed the corrsponding datatype in the GHC internals so as to
      match it.
      
      Reviewers: austin, goldfire, hvr, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2814
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #10598
      5349d648
  2. 07 Dec, 2016 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      Add HsSyn prettyprinter tests · 499e4382
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      Summary:
      Add prettyprinter tests, which take a file, parse it, pretty print it,
      re-parse the pretty printed version and then compare the original and
      new ASTs (ignoring locations)
      
      Updates haddock submodule to match the AST changes.
      
      There are three issues outstanding
      
      1. Extra parens around a context are not reproduced. This will require an
         AST change and will be done in a separate patch.
      
      2. Currently if an `HsTickPragma` is found, this is not pretty-printed,
         to prevent noise in the output.
      
         I am not sure what the desired behaviour in this case is, so have left
         it as before. Test Ppr047 is marked as expected fail for this.
      
      3. Apart from in a context, the ParsedSource AST keeps all the parens from
         the original source.  Something is happening in the renamer to remove the
         parens around visible type application, causing T12530 to fail, as the
         dumped splice decl is after the renamer.
      
         This needs to be fixed by keeping the parens, but I do not know where they
         are being removed.  I have amended the test to pass, by removing the parens
         in the expected output.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, mpickering, simonpj, bgamari, austin
      
      Reviewed By: simonpj, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: simonpj, goldfire, thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2752
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #3384
      499e4382
  3. 03 Nov, 2016 1 commit
  4. 08 Oct, 2016 1 commit
  5. 01 Oct, 2016 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Implement deriving strategies · 9e862765
      Ryan Scott authored
      Allows users to explicitly request which approach to `deriving` to use
      via keywords, e.g.,
      
      ```
      newtype Foo = Foo Bar
        deriving Eq
        deriving stock    Ord
        deriving newtype Show
      ```
      
      Fixes #10598. Updates haddock submodule.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: hvr, kosmikus, goldfire, alanz, bgamari, simonpj, austin,
      erikd, simonmar
      
      Reviewed By: alanz, bgamari, simonpj
      
      Subscribers: thomie, mpickering, oerjan
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2280
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #10598
      9e862765
  6. 26 Sep, 2016 1 commit
  7. 03 Aug, 2016 1 commit
  8. 21 Jul, 2016 1 commit
    • Ömer Sinan Ağacan's avatar
      Implement unboxed sum primitive type · 714bebff
      Ömer Sinan Ağacan authored
      Summary:
      This patch implements primitive unboxed sum types, as described in
      https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/UnpackedSumTypes.
      
      Main changes are:
      
      - Add new syntax for unboxed sums types, terms and patterns. Hidden
        behind `-XUnboxedSums`.
      
      - Add unlifted unboxed sum type constructors and data constructors,
        extend type and pattern checkers and desugarer.
      
      - Add new RuntimeRep for unboxed sums.
      
      - Extend unarise pass to translate unboxed sums to unboxed tuples right
        before code generation.
      
      - Add `StgRubbishArg` to `StgArg`, and a new type `CmmArg` for better
        code generation when sum values are involved.
      
      - Add user manual section for unboxed sums.
      
      Some other changes:
      
      - Generalize `UbxTupleRep` to `MultiRep` and `UbxTupAlt` to
        `MultiValAlt` to be able to use those with both sums and tuples.
      
      - Don't use `tyConPrimRep` in `isVoidTy`: `tyConPrimRep` is really
        wrong, given an `Any` `TyCon`, there's no way to tell what its kind
        is, but `kindPrimRep` and in turn `tyConPrimRep` returns `PtrRep`.
      
      - Fix some bugs on the way: #12375.
      
      Not included in this patch:
      
      - Update Haddock for new the new unboxed sum syntax.
      
      - `TemplateHaskell` support is left as future work.
      
      For reviewers:
      
      - Front-end code is mostly trivial and adapted from unboxed tuple code
        for type checking, pattern checking, renaming, desugaring etc.
      
      - Main translation routines are in `RepType` and `UnariseStg`.
        Documentation in `UnariseStg` should be enough for understanding
        what's going on.
      
      Credits:
      
      - Johan Tibell wrote the initial front-end and interface file
        extensions.
      
      - Simon Peyton Jones reviewed this patch many times, wrote some code,
        and helped with debugging.
      
      Reviewers: bgamari, alanz, goldfire, RyanGlScott, simonpj, austin,
                 simonmar, hvr, erikd
      
      Reviewed By: simonpj
      
      Subscribers: Iceland_jack, ggreif, ezyang, RyanGlScott, goldfire,
                   thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2259
      714bebff
  9. 20 Jul, 2016 1 commit
    • Ömer Sinan Ağacan's avatar
      Support SCC pragmas in declaration context · 98b2c508
      Ömer Sinan Ağacan authored
      Not having SCCs at the top level is becoming annoying real quick. For
      simplest cases, it's possible to do this transformation:
      
          f x y = ...
          =>
          f = {-# SCC f #-} \x y -> ...
      
      However, it doesn't work when there's a `where` clause:
      
          f x y = <t is in scope>
            where t = ...
          =>
          f = {-# SCC f #-} \x y -> <t is out of scope>
            where t = ...
      
      Or when we have a "equation style" definition:
      
          f (C1 ...) = ...
          f (C2 ...) = ...
          f (C3 ...) = ...
          ...
      
      (usual solution is to rename `f` to `f'` and define a new `f` with a
      `SCC`)
      
      This patch implements support for SCC annotations in declaration
      contexts. This is now a valid program:
      
          f x y = ...
            where
              g z = ...
              {-# SCC g #-}
          {-# SCC f #-}
      
      Test Plan: This passes slow validate (no new failures added).
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, mpickering, austin, bgamari, simonmar
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari, simonmar
      
      Subscribers: simonmar, thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2407
      98b2c508
  10. 01 Jul, 2016 1 commit
  11. 06 Jun, 2016 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      Merge MatchFixity and HsMatchContext · a13cb279
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      Summary:
      MatchFixity was introduced to facilitate use of API Annotations.
      
      HsMatchContext does the same thing with more detail, but is chased
      through all over the place to provide context when processing a Match.
      
      Since we already have MatchFixity in the Match, it may as well provide
      the full context.
      
      updates submodule haddock
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, goldfire, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2271
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #12105
      
      (cherry picked from commit 306ecad5)
      a13cb279
  12. 24 May, 2016 1 commit
  13. 19 May, 2016 1 commit
  14. 18 May, 2016 1 commit
    • Dave Laing's avatar
      Rework parser to allow use with DynFlags · 39a2faa0
      Dave Laing authored
      Split out the options needed by the parser from DynFlags, making the
      parser more friendly to standalone usage.
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: simonmar, alanz, bgamari, austin, thomie
      
      Reviewed By: simonmar, alanz, bgamari, thomie
      
      Subscribers: thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2208
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #10961
      39a2faa0
  15. 12 May, 2016 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Allow putting Haddocks on derived instances · 69714306
      Ryan Scott authored
      Currently, one can document top-level instance declarations, but derived
      instances (both those in `deriving` clauses and standalone `deriving`
      instances) do not enjoy the same privilege. This makes the necessary
      changes to the parser to enable attaching Haddock comments for derived
      instances.
      
      Updates haddock submodule.
      
      Fixes #11768.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: hvr, bgamari, austin
      
      Reviewed By: austin
      
      Subscribers: thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2175
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11768
      69714306
  16. 05 May, 2016 1 commit
  17. 02 May, 2016 1 commit
    • Facundo Domínguez's avatar
      StaticPointers: Allow closed vars in the static form. · 36d29f7c
      Facundo Domínguez authored
      Summary:
      With this patch closed variables are allowed regardless of whether
      they are bound at the top level or not.
      
      The FloatOut pass is always performed. When optimizations are
      disabled, only expressions that go to the top level are floated.
      Thus, the applications of the StaticPtr data constructor are always
      floated.
      
      The CoreTidy pass makes sure the floated applications appear in the
      symbol table of object files. It also collects the floated bindings
      and inserts them in the static pointer table.
      
      The renamer does not check anymore if free variables appearing in the
      static form are top-level. Instead, the typechecker looks at the
      tct_closed flag to decide if the free variables are closed.
      
      The linter checks that applications of StaticPtr only occur at the
      top of top-level bindings after the FloatOut pass.
      
      The field spInfoName of StaticPtrInfo has been removed. It used to
      contain the name of the top-level binding that contains the StaticPtr
      application. However, this information is no longer available when the
      StaticPtr is constructed, as the binding name is determined now by the
      FloatOut pass.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, simonpj, austin, hvr, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: simonpj
      
      Subscribers: thomie, mpickering, mboes
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2104
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11656
      36d29f7c
  18. 31 Mar, 2016 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Refactor in TcMatches · bdd90426
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      * Move the several calls of tauifyMultipleMatches into tcMatches,
        so that it can be called only once, and the invariants are
        clearer
      
      * I discovered in doing this that HsLamCase had a redundant and
        tiresome argument, so I removed it. That in turn allowed some
        modest but nice code simplification
      bdd90426
  19. 24 Mar, 2016 1 commit
    • Josh Price's avatar
      Add unicode syntax for banana brackets · 03a1bb4d
      Josh Price authored
      Summary:
      Add "⦇" and "⦈" as unicode alternatives for "(|" and "|)" respectively.
      
      This must be implemented differently than other unicode additions
      because ⦇" and "⦈" are interpretted as a $unigraphic rather than
      a $unisymbol.
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, bgamari, austin
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari, austin
      
      Subscribers: thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2012
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #10162
      03a1bb4d
  20. 15 Mar, 2016 1 commit
    • eir@cis.upenn.edu's avatar
      Refactor visible type application. · 972730cc
      eir@cis.upenn.edu authored
      This replaces the old HsType and HsTypeOut constructors
      with HsAppType and HsAppTypeOut, leading to some simplification.
      (This refactoring addresses #11329.)
      
      This also fixes #11456, which stumbled over HsType (which is
      not an expression).
      
      test case: ghci/scripts/T11456
      
      [skip ci]
      972730cc
  21. 26 Feb, 2016 1 commit
  22. 27 Jan, 2016 1 commit
    • eir@cis.upenn.edu's avatar
      Refactor the typechecker to use ExpTypes. · 00cbbab3
      eir@cis.upenn.edu authored
      The idea here is described in [wiki:Typechecker]. Briefly,
      this refactor keeps solid track of "synthesis" mode vs
      "checking" in GHC's bidirectional type-checking algorithm.
      When in synthesis mode, the expected type is just an IORef
      to write to.
      
      In addition, this patch does a significant reworking of
      RebindableSyntax, allowing much more freedom in the types
      of the rebindable operators. For example, we can now have
      `negate :: Int -> Bool` and
      `(>>=) :: m a -> (forall x. a x -> m b) -> m b`. The magic
      is in tcSyntaxOp.
      
      This addresses tickets #11397, #11452, and #11458.
      
      Tests:
        typecheck/should_compile/{RebindHR,RebindNegate,T11397,T11458}
        th/T11452
      00cbbab3
  23. 18 Jan, 2016 1 commit
    • Jan Stolarek's avatar
      Replace calls to `ptext . sLit` with `text` · b8abd852
      Jan Stolarek authored
      Summary:
      In the past the canonical way for constructing an SDoc string literal was the
      composition `ptext . sLit`.  But for some time now we have function `text` that
      does the same.  Plus it has some rules that optimize its runtime behaviour.
      This patch takes all uses of `ptext . sLit` in the compiler and replaces them
      with calls to `text`.  The main benefits of this patch are clener (shorter) code
      and less dependencies between module, because many modules now do not need to
      import `FastString`.  I don't expect any performance benefits - we mostly use
      SDocs to report errors and it seems there is little to be gained here.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: bgamari, austin, goldfire, hvr, alanz
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1784
      b8abd852
  24. 16 Jan, 2016 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      Work SourceText in for all integer literals · 3a1babd6
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      Summary:
      Certain syntactic elements have integers in them, such as fixity
      specifications, SPECIALISE pragmas and so on.
      
      The lexer will accept mult-radix literals, with arbitrary leading zeros
      in these.
      
      Bring in a SourceText field to each affected AST element to capture the
      original literal text for use with API Annotations.
      
      Affected hsSyn elements are
      
      ```
           -- See note [Pragma source text]
           data Activation = NeverActive
                           | AlwaysActive
                           | ActiveBefore SourceText PhaseNum
                                -- Active only *strictly before* this phase
                           | ActiveAfter SourceText PhaseNum
                                 -- Active in this phase and later
                           deriving( Eq, Data, Typeable )
                                     -- Eq used in comparing rules in HsDecls
      
           data Fixity = Fixity SourceText Int FixityDirection
             -- Note [Pragma source text]
             deriving (Data, Typeable)
       ```
      
      and
      
      ```
            | HsTickPragma         -- A pragma introduced tick
               SourceText           -- Note [Pragma source text] in BasicTypes
               (StringLiteral,(Int,Int),(Int,Int))
                                                -- external span for this tick
               ((SourceText,SourceText),(SourceText,SourceText))
                  -- Source text for the four integers used in the span.
                  -- See note [Pragma source text] in BasicTypes
               (LHsExpr id)
      ```
      
      Updates haddock submodule
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, bgamari, austin
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1781
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11430
      3a1babd6
  25. 14 Jan, 2016 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      API Annotations: use AnnValue for (~) · fd686c43
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      Previously oqtycon used AnnTilde for the location of the RdrName when
      parsing (~).
      
      The recent increase in '~' characters in the AST confuses
      ghc-exactprint, so this patch treats all RdrNames the same way now,
      marking the location of the core name with AnnValue.
      fd686c43
  26. 09 Jan, 2016 1 commit
  27. 07 Jan, 2016 1 commit
  28. 02 Jan, 2016 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      AnnDotDot missing for Pattern Synonym export · f5ad1f03
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      For the following code fragment
      
          {-# LANGUAGE PatternSynonyms #-}
      
          module ExportSyntax ( A(.., NoA), Q(F,..), G(T,..,U)) where
      
      The second and third .. are missing AnnDotdot annotations.
      
      Closes #11332
      f5ad1f03
  29. 01 Jan, 2016 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      API Annotations: AnnTilde missing · 0b8dc7d4
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      In T10689a.hs, the fragment
      
          data instance Sing (z :: [a])
            = z ~ '[] =>
              SNil
            | forall (m :: a)
                     (n :: [a]). z ~ (:) m n =>
              SCons (Sing m) (Sing n)
      
      ends up with the AnnTilde annotations for the two tildes not attached to
      the final AST.
      
      This patch moves the AnnTilde to the right place.
      
      Closes #11321
      0b8dc7d4
  30. 30 Dec, 2015 1 commit
  31. 24 Dec, 2015 1 commit
    • eir@cis.upenn.edu's avatar
      Visible type application · 2db18b81
      eir@cis.upenn.edu authored
      This re-working of the typechecker algorithm is based on
      the paper "Visible type application", by Richard Eisenberg,
      Stephanie Weirich, and Hamidhasan Ahmed, to be published at
      ESOP'16.
      
      This patch introduces -XTypeApplications, which allows users
      to say, for example `id @Int`, which has type `Int -> Int`. See
      the changes to the user manual for details.
      
      This patch addresses tickets #10619, #5296, #10589.
      2db18b81
  32. 22 Dec, 2015 5 commits
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      APIAnnotations:AnnComma in wrong place in qcnames1 · 721d56d5
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      The list is reversed when it is used, so the comma must be added to the
      item at the front of it, to be following it when used.
      721d56d5
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      Localize API Annotation in LInjectivtyAnn · 7966eea9
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      The injectivity_cond production in Parser.y returns the annotation for
      the '->' to the calling production, rather than applying it directly.
      
      Rather apply it directly, so LInjectivityAnn can be rendered as a unit
      from the API Annotations.
      7966eea9
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Fix typechecking for pattern synonym signatures · f40e122b
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      Various tickets have revealed bad shortcomings in the typechecking of
      pattern type synonyms.  Discussed a lot in (the latter part of)
      Trac #11224.
      
      This patch fixes the most complex issues:
      
      - Both parser and renamer now treat pattern synonyms as an
        ordinary LHsSigType.  Nothing special.  Hooray.
      
      - tcPatSynSig (now in TcPatSyn) typechecks the signature, and
        decomposes it into its pieces.
        See Note [Pattern synonym signatures]
      
      - tcCheckPatSyn has had a lot of refactoring.
        See Note [Checking against a pattern signature]
      
      The result is a lot tidier and more comprehensible.
      Plus, it actually works!
      
      NB: this patch doesn't actually address the precise
          target of #11224, namely "inlining pattern synonym
          does not preserve semantics".  That's an unrelated
          bug, with a separate patch.
      
      ToDo: better documentation in the user manual
      
      Test Plan: Validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, hvr, goldfire
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, mpickering, thomie, simonpj
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1685
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11224
      f40e122b
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      Retain AnnTilde in splitTildeApps · b407bd77
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      splitTildeApps can introduce a new HsAppInfix for a tilde, with a fresh
      SrcSpan, disconnecting its existing AnnTilde API Annotation.
      
      A tilde needs AnnTilde to render properly, this patch adds a new one on
      the fresh SrcSpan
      b407bd77
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      Make HsAppsType contents Located · ff923954
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      An HsAppInfix can carry a qconop/varop preceded by a SIMPLEQUOTE as a
      Located RdrName.
      
      In this case AnnSimpleQuote is attached to the Located HsAppType.
      
          | SIMPLEQUOTE qconop            {% ams (sLL $1 $> $ HsAppInfix $2)
                                                 [mj AnnSimpleQuote $1] }
          | SIMPLEQUOTE varop             {% ams (sLL $1 $> $ HsAppInfix $2)
                                                 [mj AnnSimpleQuote $1] }
      
      This patch changes
      
          data HsType name
            ...
            | HsAppsTy [HsAppType name]
      
      to
      
          data HsType name
            ...
            | HsAppsTy [LHsAppType name]
      
      so that the annotation is not discarded when it reaches the ParsedSource
      ff923954
  33. 21 Dec, 2015 2 commits
    • msosn's avatar
      Warn about unused type variables in type families · eb7796f1
      msosn authored
      The warnings are enabled with the flag -fwarn-unused-matches, the same
      one that enables warnings on the term level.
      
      Identifiers starting with an underscore are now always parsed as type
      variables.  When the NamedWildCards extension is enabled, the renamer
      replaces those variables with named wildcards.
      
      An additional NameSet nwcs is added to LocalRdrEnv. It's used to keep
      names of the type variables that should be replaced with wildcards.
      
      While renaming HsForAllTy, when a name is explicitly bound it is removed
      from the nwcs NameSet. As a result, the renamer doesn't replace them in
      the quantifier body. (Trac #11098)
      
      Fixes #10982, #11098
      
      Reviewers: alanz, bgamari, hvr, austin, jstolarek
      
      Reviewed By: jstolarek
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, mpickering, RyanGlScott, thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1576
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #10982
      eb7796f1
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      Add Location to RdrName in FieldOcc · d8ed20c8
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      Summary:
      Post #11019, there have been some new instances of RdrName that are not
      located, in particular
      
      ```#!hs
      data FieldOcc name = FieldOcc { rdrNameFieldOcc  :: RdrName
                                    , selectorFieldOcc :: PostRn name name
                                    }
      
      data AmbiguousFieldOcc name
        = Unambiguous RdrName (PostRn name name)
        | Ambiguous   RdrName (PostTc name name)
        deriving (Typeable)
      ```
      Add locations to them
      
      Updates haddock submodule to match
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, hvr, bgamari, austin
      
      Reviewed By: hvr
      
      Subscribers: hvr, thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1670
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11258
      d8ed20c8
  34. 15 Dec, 2015 1 commit
    • Ben Gamari's avatar
      Expose enabled language extensions to TH · c1e25536
      Ben Gamari authored
      This exposes `template-haskell` functions for querying the language
      extensions which are enabled when compiling a module,
      
      - an `isExtEnabled` function to check whether an extension is enabled
      - an `extsEnabled` function to obtain a full list of enabled extensions
      
      To avoid code duplication this adds a `GHC.LanguageExtensions` module to
      `ghc-boot` and moves `DynFlags.ExtensionFlag` into it. A happy
      consequence of this is that the ungainly `DynFlags` lost around 500
      lines. Moreover, flags corresponding to language extensions are now
      clearly distinguished from other flags due to the `LangExt.*` prefix.
      
      Updates haddock submodule.
      
      This fixes #10820.
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, spinda, hvr, goldfire, alanz
      
      Reviewed By: goldfire
      
      Subscribers: mpickering, RyanGlScott, hvr, simonpj, thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1200
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #10820
      c1e25536
  35. 11 Dec, 2015 1 commit
    • eir@cis.upenn.edu's avatar
      Add kind equalities to GHC. · 67465497
      eir@cis.upenn.edu authored
      This implements the ideas originally put forward in
      "System FC with Explicit Kind Equality" (ICFP'13).
      
      There are several noteworthy changes with this patch:
       * We now have casts in types. These change the kind
         of a type. See new constructor `CastTy`.
      
       * All types and all constructors can be promoted.
         This includes GADT constructors. GADT pattern matches
         take place in type family equations. In Core,
         types can now be applied to coercions via the
         `CoercionTy` constructor.
      
       * Coercions can now be heterogeneous, relating types
         of different kinds. A coercion proving `t1 :: k1 ~ t2 :: k2`
         proves both that `t1` and `t2` are the same and also that
         `k1` and `k2` are the same.
      
       * The `Coercion` type has been significantly enhanced.
         The documentation in `docs/core-spec/core-spec.pdf` reflects
         the new reality.
      
       * The type of `*` is now `*`. No more `BOX`.
      
       * Users can write explicit kind variables in their code,
         anywhere they can write type variables. For backward compatibility,
         automatic inference of kind-variable binding is still permitted.
      
       * The new extension `TypeInType` turns on the new user-facing
         features.
      
       * Type families and synonyms are now promoted to kinds. This causes
         trouble with parsing `*`, leading to the somewhat awkward new
         `HsAppsTy` constructor for `HsType`. This is dispatched with in
         the renamer, where the kind `*` can be told apart from a
         type-level multiplication operator. Without `-XTypeInType` the
         old behavior persists. With `-XTypeInType`, you need to import
         `Data.Kind` to get `*`, also known as `Type`.
      
       * The kind-checking algorithms in TcHsType have been significantly
         rewritten to allow for enhanced kinds.
      
       * The new features are still quite experimental and may be in flux.
      
       * TODO: Several open tickets: #11195, #11196, #11197, #11198, #11203.
      
       * TODO: Update user manual.
      
      Tickets addressed: #9017, #9173, #7961, #10524, #8566, #11142.
      Updates Haddock submodule.
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