1. 25 Mar, 2018 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Fix #14916 with an additional validity check in deriveTyData · 20f14b4f
      Ryan Scott authored
      Manually-written instances and standalone-derived instances
      have the benefit of having the `checkValidInstHead` function run over
      them, which catches manual instances of built-in types like `(~)` and
      `Coercible`. However, instances generated from `deriving` clauses
      weren't being passed through `checkValidInstHead`, leading to
      confusing results as in #14916.
      
      `checkValidInstHead` also has additional validity checks for language
      extensions like `FlexibleInstances` and `MultiParamTypeClasses`. Up
      until now, GHC has never required these language extensions for
      `deriving` clause, so to avoid unnecessary breakage, I opted to
      suppress these language extension checks for `deriving` clauses, just
      like we currently suppress them for `SPECIALIZE instance` pragmas.
      
      Test Plan: make test TEST=T14916
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: rwbarton, thomie, carter
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #14916
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4501
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