1. 23 Jan, 2017 1 commit
  2. 22 Jan, 2017 1 commit
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      Rewrite Backpack comments on never-exported TyThings. · bbe8956f
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      Summary:
      While thesing, I realized this part of the implementation
      didn't make very much sense, so I started working on some
      documentation updates to try to make things more explainable.
      
      The new docs are organized around the idea of a
      "never exported TyThing" (a non-implicit TyThing that never
      occurs in the export list of a module).  I also removed
      some outdated information that predated the change of
      ModIface to store Names rather than OccNames.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, bgamari, austin
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2989
      bbe8956f
  3. 19 Jan, 2017 1 commit
    • Richard Eisenberg's avatar
      Update levity polymorphism · e7985ed2
      Richard Eisenberg authored
      This commit implements the proposal in
      https://github.com/ghc-proposals/ghc-proposals/pull/29 and
      https://github.com/ghc-proposals/ghc-proposals/pull/35.
      
      Here are some of the pieces of that proposal:
      
      * Some of RuntimeRep's constructors have been shortened.
      
      * TupleRep and SumRep are now parameterized over a list of RuntimeReps.
      * This
      means that two types with the same kind surely have the same
      representation.
      Previously, all unboxed tuples had the same kind, and thus the fact
      above was
      false.
      
      * RepType.typePrimRep and friends now return a *list* of PrimReps. These
      functions can now work successfully on unboxed tuples. This change is
      necessary because we allow abstraction over unboxed tuple types and so
      cannot
      always handle unboxed tuples specially as we did before.
      
      * We sometimes have to create an Id from a PrimRep. I thus split PtrRep
      * into
      LiftedRep and UnliftedRep, so that the created Ids have the right
      strictness.
      
      * The RepType.RepType type was removed, as it didn't seem to help with
      * much.
      
      * The RepType.repType function is also removed, in favor of typePrimRep.
      
      * I have waffled a good deal on whether or not to keep VoidRep in
      TyCon.PrimRep. In the end, I decided to keep it there. PrimRep is *not*
      represented in RuntimeRep, and typePrimRep will never return a list
      including
      VoidRep. But it's handy to have in, e.g., ByteCodeGen and friends. I can
      imagine another design choice where we have a PrimRepV type that is
      PrimRep
      with an extra constructor. That seemed to be a heavier design, though,
      and I'm
      not sure what the benefit would be.
      
      * The last, unused vestiges of # (unliftedTypeKind) have been removed.
      
      * There were several pretty-printing bugs that this change exposed;
      * these are fixed.
      
      * We previously checked for levity polymorphism in the types of binders.
      * But we
      also must exclude levity polymorphism in function arguments. This is
      hard to check
      for, requiring a good deal of care in the desugarer. See Note [Levity
      polymorphism
      checking] in DsMonad.
      
      * In order to efficiently check for levity polymorphism in functions, it
      * was necessary
      to add a new bit of IdInfo. See Note [Levity info] in IdInfo.
      
      * It is now safe for unlifted types to be unsaturated in Core. Core Lint
      * is updated
      accordingly.
      
      * We can only know strictness after zonking, so several checks around
      * strictness
      in the type-checker (checkStrictBinds, the check for unlifted variables
      under a ~
      pattern) have been moved to the desugarer.
      
      * Along the way, I improved the treatment of unlifted vs. banged
      * bindings. See
      Note [Strict binds checks] in DsBinds and #13075.
      
      * Now that we print type-checked source, we must be careful to print
      * ConLikes correctly.
      This is facilitated by a new HsConLikeOut constructor to HsExpr.
      Particularly troublesome
      are unlifted pattern synonyms that get an extra void# argument.
      
      * Includes a submodule update for haddock, getting rid of #.
      
      * New testcases:
        typecheck/should_fail/StrictBinds
        typecheck/should_fail/T12973
        typecheck/should_run/StrictPats
        typecheck/should_run/T12809
        typecheck/should_fail/T13105
        patsyn/should_fail/UnliftedPSBind
        typecheck/should_fail/LevPolyBounded
        typecheck/should_compile/T12987
        typecheck/should_compile/T11736
      
      * Fixed tickets:
        #12809
        #12973
        #11736
        #13075
        #12987
      
      * This also adds a test case for #13105. This test case is
      * "compile_fail" and
      succeeds, because I want the testsuite to monitor the error message.
      When #13105 is fixed, the test case will compile cleanly.
      e7985ed2
  4. 18 Jan, 2017 1 commit
  5. 12 Jan, 2017 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Fix top-level constraint handling (Trac #12921) · f5f6d423
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      Some out-of-scope errors were not being reported if anyone
      throws an un-caught exception in the TcM monad.  That led to
      
        ghc: panic! (the 'impossible' happened)
      	initTc: unsolved constraints
      
      I fixed this
      
      * Splitting captureConstraints to use an auxilliary
        tryCaptureConstraints (which never fails)
      
      * Define a new TcSimplify.captureTopConstraints (replacing
        the old TcRnMonad.captureTopConstraints), which reports
        any unsolved out-of-scope constraints before propagating
        the exception
      
      That in turn allowed me to do some tidying up of the static-constraint
      machinery, reducing duplication.
      
      Also solves #13106.
      f5f6d423
  6. 11 Jan, 2017 1 commit
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      Fix handling of closed type families in Backpack. · f59aad68
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      Summary:
      A few related problems:
      
      - CoAxioms, like DFuns, are implicit and never exported,
        so we have to make sure we treat them the same way as
        DFuns: in RnModIface we need to rename references to
        them with rnIfaceImplicit and in mergeSignatures we need
        to NOT check them directly for compatibility (the
        test on the type family will do this check for us.)
      
      - But actually, we weren't checking if the axioms WERE
        consistent.  This is because we were forwarding all
        embedded CoAxiom references in the type family TyThing
        to the merged version, but that reference was what
        checkBootDeclM was using as a comparison point.
        This is similar to a problem we saw with DFuns.
      
        To fix this, I refactored the handling of implicit entities in TcIface
        for Backpack.  See Note [The implicit TypeEnv] for the gory details.
        Instead of passing the TypeEnv around explicitly, we stuffed it in
        IfLclEnv.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: bgamari, simonpj, austin
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2928
      f59aad68
  7. 20 Dec, 2016 1 commit
  8. 19 Dec, 2016 1 commit
  9. 18 Dec, 2016 2 commits
  10. 16 Dec, 2016 1 commit
    • Ben Gamari's avatar
      CLabel: Kill redundant UnitId argument from labelDynamic · 5bf344b7
      Ben Gamari authored
      It already has access to the current package's UnitId via the Module.
      Edward Yang pointed out that there is one wrinkle, however: the
      following invariant isn't true at all stages of compilation,
      
          if I am compiling the module (this_mod :: Module), then
          thisPackage dflags == moduleUnitId this_mod.
      
      Specifically, this is only true after desugaring; it may be broken when
      typechecking an indefinite signature.
      
      However, it's safe to assume this in the native codegen. I've updated
      Note to state this invariant more directly.
      
      Test Plan: Validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, ezyang, simonmar
      
      Reviewed By: ezyang, simonmar
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2863
      5bf344b7
  11. 12 Dec, 2016 2 commits
  12. 25 Nov, 2016 2 commits
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Refactor functional dependencies a bit · eb55ec29
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      * Rename CoAxiom.Eqn = Pair Type to TypeEqn,
        and use it for fundeps
      
      * Use the FunDepEqn for injectivity, which lets us share a bit
        more code, and (more important) brain cells
      
      * When generating fundeps, take the max depth of the two
        constraints.  This aimed at tackling the strange loop in
        Trac #12860, but there is more to come for that.
      
      * Improve pretty-printing with -ddump-tc-trace
      eb55ec29
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Another major constraint-solver refactoring · 1eec1f21
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This patch takes further my refactoring of the constraint
      solver, which I've been doing over the last couple of months
      in consultation with Richard.
      
      It fixes a number of tricky bugs that made the constraint
      solver actually go into a loop, including
      
        Trac #12526
        Trac #12444
        Trac #12538
      
      The main changes are these
      
      * Flatten unification variables (fmvs/fuvs) appear on the LHS
        of a tvar/tyvar equality; thus
                 fmv ~ alpha
        and not
                 alpha ~ fmv
      
        See Note [Put flatten unification variables on the left]
        in TcUnify.  This is implemented by TcUnify.swapOverTyVars.
      
      * Don't reduce a "loopy" CFunEqCan where the fsk appears on
        the LHS:
            F t1 .. tn ~ fsk
        where 'fsk' is free in t1..tn.
        See Note [FunEq occurs-check principle] in TcInteract
      
        This neatly stops some infinite loops that people reported;
        and it allows us to delete some crufty code in reduce_top_fun_eq.
        And it appears to be no loss whatsoever.
      
        As well as fixing loops, ContextStack2 and T5837 both terminate
        when they didn't before.
      
      * Previously we generated "derived shadow" constraints from
        Wanteds, but we could (and sometimes did; Trac #xxxx) repeatedly
        generate a derived shadow from the same Wanted.
      
        A big change in this patch is to have two kinds of Wanteds:
           [WD] behaves like a pair of a Wanted and a Derived
           [W]  behaves like a Wanted only
        See CtFlavour and ShadowInfo in TcRnTypes, and the ctev_nosh
        field of a Wanted.
      
        This turned out to be a lot simpler.  A [WD] gets split into a
        [W] and a [D] in TcSMonad.maybeEmitShaodow.
      
        See TcSMonad Note [The improvement story and derived shadows]
      
      * Rather than have a separate inert_model in the InertCans, I've
        put the derived equalities back into inert_eqs.  We weren't
        gaining anything from a separate field.
      
      * Previously we had a mode for the constraint solver in which it
        would more aggressively solve Derived constraints; it was used
        for simplifying the context of a 'deriving' clause, or a 'default'
        delcaration, for example.
      
        But the complexity wasn't worth it; now I just make proper Wanted
        constraints.  See TcMType.cloneWC
      
      * Don't generate injectivity improvement for Givens; see
        Note [No FunEq improvement for Givens] in TcInteract
      
      * solveSimpleWanteds leaves the insolubles in-place rather than
        returning them.  Simpler.
      
      I also did lots of work on comments, including fixing Trac #12821.
      1eec1f21
  13. 18 Nov, 2016 1 commit
  14. 17 Nov, 2016 1 commit
    • Facundo Domínguez's avatar
      Have reify work for local variables with functional dependencies. · 231a3ae1
      Facundo Domínguez authored
      It turned out that finalizers were run too early and information
      resulting from simplifying constraints was not available.
      
      This patch runs finalizers after a first call to simplifyTop, and
      then calls simplifyTop a second time to deal with constraints
      that could result from running the finalizers.
      
      Fixes T12777
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, simonpj, bgamari, austin
      
      Reviewed By: simonpj
      
      Subscribers: mpickering, mboes, thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2659
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #12777
      231a3ae1
  15. 13 Nov, 2016 1 commit
    • Ben Gamari's avatar
      Kill Type pretty-printer · 6c0f10fa
      Ben Gamari authored
      Here we consolidate the pretty-printing logic for types in IfaceType. We
      need IfaceType regardless and the printer for Type can be implemented in
      terms of that for IfaceType. See #11660.
      
      Note that this is very much a work-in-progress. Namely I still have yet
      to ponder how to ease the hs-boot file situation, still need to rip out
      more dead code, need to move some of the special cases for, e.g., `*` to
      the IfaceType printer, and need to get it to validate. That being said,
      it comes close to validating as-is.
      
      Test Plan: Validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, austin
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, thomie, simonpj
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2528
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11660
      6c0f10fa
  16. 21 Oct, 2016 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      A collection of type-inference refactorings. · 3f5673f3
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This patch does a raft of useful tidy-ups in the type checker.
      I've been meaning to do this for some time, and finally made
      time to do it en route to ICFP.
      
      1. Modify TcType.ExpType to make a distinct data type,
         InferResult for the Infer case, and consequential
         refactoring.
      
      2. Define a new function TcUnify.fillInferResult, to fill in
         an InferResult. It uses TcMType.promoteTcType to promote
         the type to the level of the InferResult.
         See TcMType Note [Promoting a type]
         This refactoring is in preparation for an improvement
         to typechecking pattern bindings, coming next.
      
         I flirted with an elaborate scheme to give better
         higher rank inference, but it was just too complicated.
         See TcMType Note [Promotion and higher rank types]
      
      3. Add to InferResult a new field ir_inst :: Bool to say
         whether or not the type used to fill in the
         InferResult should be deeply instantiated.  See
         TcUnify Note [Deep instantiation of InferResult].
      
      4. Add a TcLevel to SkolemTvs. This will be useful generally
      
          - it's a fast way to see if the type
            variable escapes when floating (not used yet)
      
          - it provides a good consistency check when updating a
            unification variable (TcMType.writeMetaTyVarRef, the
            level_check_ok check)
      
         I originally had another reason (related to the flirting
         in (2), but I left it in because it seems like a step in
         the right direction.
      
      5. Reduce and simplify the plethora of uExpType,
         tcSubType and related functions in TcUnify.  It was
         such an opaque mess and it's still not great, but it's
         better.
      
      6. Simplify the uo_expected field of TypeEqOrigin.  Richard
         had generatlised it to a ExpType, but it was almost always
         a Check type.  Now it's back to being a plain TcType which
         is much, much easier.
      
      7. Improve error messages by refraining from skolemisation when
         it's clear that there's an error: see
         TcUnify Note [Don't skolemise unnecessarily]
      
      8. Type.isPiTy and isForAllTy seem to be missing a coreView check,
         so I added it
      
      9. Kill off tcs_used_tcvs.  Its purpose is to track the
         givens used by wanted constraints.  For dictionaries etc
         we do that via the free vars of the /bindings/ in the
         implication constraint ic_binds.  But for coercions we
         just do update-in-place in the type, rather than
         generating a binding.  So we need something analogous to
         bindings, to track what coercions we have added.
      
         That was the purpose of tcs_used_tcvs.  But it only
         worked for a /single/ iteration, whereas we may have
         multiple iterations of solving an implication.  Look
         at (the old) 'setImplicationStatus'.  If the constraint
         is unsolved, it just drops the used_tvs on the floor.
         If it becomes solved next time round, we'll pick up
         coercions used in that round, but ignore ones used in
         the first round.
      
         There was an outright bug.  Result = (potentialy) bogus
         unused-constraint errors.  Constructing a case where this
         actually happens seems quite trick so I did not do so.
      
         Solution: expand EvBindsVar to include the (free vars of
         the) coercions, so that the coercions are tracked in
         essentially the same way as the bindings.
      
         This turned out to be much simpler.  Less code, more
         correct.
      
      10. Make the ic_binds field in an implication have type
            ic_binds :: EvBindsVar
          instead of (as previously)
             ic_binds :: Maybe EvBindsVar
          This is notably simpler, and faster to use -- less
          testing of the Maybe.  But in the occaional situation
          where we don't have anywhere to put the bindings, the
          belt-and-braces error check is lost.  So I put it back
          as an ASSERT in 'setImplicationStatus' (see the use of
          'termEvidenceAllowed')
      
      All these changes led to quite bit of error message wibbling
      3f5673f3
  17. 20 Oct, 2016 1 commit
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      New story for abstract data types in hsig files. · 518f2895
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      Summary:
      In the old implementation of hsig files, we directly
      reused the implementation of abstract data types from
      hs-boot files.  However, this was WRONG.  Consider the
      following program (an abridged version of bkpfail24):
      
          {-# LANGUAGE GADTs #-}
          unit p where
              signature H1 where
                  data T
              signature H2 where
                  data T
              module M where
                  import qualified H1
                  import qualified H2
      
                  f :: H1.T ~ H2.T => a -> b
                  f x = x
      
      Prior to this patch, M was accepted, because the type
      inference engine concluded that H1.T ~ H2.T does not
      hold (indeed, *presently*, it does not).  However, if
      we subsequently instantiate p with the same module for
      H1 and H2, H1.T ~ H2.T does hold!  Unsound.
      
      The key is that abstract types from signatures need to
      be treated like *skolem variables*, since you can interpret
      a Backpack unit as a record which is universally quantified
      over all of its abstract types, as such (with some fake
      syntax for structural records):
      
          p :: forall t1 t2. { f :: t1 ~ t2 => a -> b }
          p = { f = \x -> x } -- ill-typed
      
      Clearly t1 ~ t2 is not solvable inside p, and also clearly
      it could be true at some point in the future, so we better
      not treat the lambda expression after f as inaccessible.
      
      The fix seems to be simple: do NOT eagerly fail when trying
      to simplify the given constraints.  Instead, treat H1.T ~ H2.T
      as an irreducible constraint (rather than an insoluble
      one); this causes GHC to treat f as accessible--now we will
      typecheck the rest of the function (and correctly fail).
      Per the OutsideIn(X) paper, it's always sound to fail less
      when simplifying givens.
      
      We do NOT apply this fix to hs-boot files, where abstract
      data is also guaranteed to be nominally distinct (since
      it can't be implemented via a reexport or a type synonym.)
      This is a somewhat unnatural state of affairs (there's
      no way to really interpret this in Haskell land) but
      no reason to change behavior.
      
      I deleted "representationally distinct abstract data",
      which is never used anywhere in GHC.
      
      In the process of constructing this fix, I also realized
      our implementation of type synonym matching against abstract
      data was not sufficiently restrictive.  In order for
      a type synonym T to be well-formed type, it must be a
      nullary synonym (i.e., type T :: * -> *, not type T a = ...).
      Furthermore, since we use abstract data when defining
      instances, they must not have any type family applications.
      
      More details in #12680.  This probably deserves some sort
      of short paper report.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, simonpj, austin, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2594
      518f2895
  18. 13 Oct, 2016 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Further improve error handling in TcRn monad · 2fdf21bf
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This patch builds on the one for Trac #12124, by dealing properly
      with out-of-scope "hole" errors.
      
      This fixes Trac #12529. The hard error coming from visible type application
      is still there, but the out-of-scope error is no longer suppressed.
      
      (Arguably the VTA message should be suppressed somehow, but that's a
      battle for another day.)
      2fdf21bf
  19. 08 Oct, 2016 2 commits
  20. 28 Sep, 2016 1 commit
  21. 13 Sep, 2016 1 commit
  22. 21 Aug, 2016 2 commits
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      Introduce BootUnfolding, set when unfolding is absent due to hs-boot file. · 1f1bd920
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, austin, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2246
      1f1bd920
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      Axe initIfaceTc, tie the knot through HPT (or if_rec_types). · e907e1f1
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      Summary:
      initIfaceTc was originally used to make sure when we typecheck
      an interface, it can find the TyThings for things it itself
      defined.  However, in the case of retypecheckLoop, this wasn't
      necessary because we ALREADY tied the knot through the HPT.
      
      This commit removes initIfaceTc, instead relying on the HPT
      to tie the knot.  genModDetails' caller needed to be modified
      to tie the knot, but there are not that many call-sites of
      typecheckIface so the change is quite reasonable.
      
      We also introduce a new 'initIfaceLoad', which does
      NOT set up 'if_rec_types'.  It's used when we're
      typechecking old, up-to-date interfaces in, since we're
      never going to update the type environment.
      
      The full details are in Note [Knot-tying typecheckIface].
      Displeasingly, we need a special case to handle DFuns in
      the case of tcHiBootIface, see
      Note [DFun knot-tying special case] for the gory details.
      
      I also added another test which tickles a bug in a buggy
      version of this patch (see "Why the seq?")
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, austin, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2349
      e907e1f1
  23. 16 Aug, 2016 1 commit
  24. 01 Aug, 2016 1 commit
  25. 26 Jul, 2016 1 commit
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      Compute boot-defined TyCon names from ModIface. · 8f63ba30
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      Summary:
      Three things in this commit:
      
          1. Get rid of sb_ids; we are not going to use them
          to avoid infinite unfoldings in hs-boot files.
      
          2. Compute sb_tcs from ModIface rather than ModDetails.
          This means that the typechecker can look at this field
          without forcing the boot ModDetails, which would be
          bad if the ModDetails is not available yet (due to
          knot tying.)
      
          3. A big honking comment explaining what is going on
          here.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, austin, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2380
      8f63ba30
  26. 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
  27. 06 Jul, 2016 1 commit
    • Facundo Domínguez's avatar
      Have addModFinalizer expose the local type environment. · 567dbd9b
      Facundo Domínguez authored
      Summary:
      This annotates the splice point with 'HsSpliced ref e' where 'e' is the
      result of the splice. 'ref' is a reference that the typechecker will fill with
      the local type environment.
      
      The finalizer then reads the ref and uses the local type environment, which
      causes 'reify' to find local variables when run in the finalizer.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, simonmar, bgamari, austin, goldfire
      
      Reviewed By: goldfire
      
      Subscribers: simonmar, thomie, mboes
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2286
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11832
      567dbd9b
  28. 25 Jun, 2016 1 commit
    • eir@cis.upenn.edu's avatar
      s/Invisible/Inferred/g s/Visible/Required/g · 5fdb854c
      eir@cis.upenn.edu authored
      This renames VisibilityFlag from
      
      > data VisibilityFlag = Visible | Specified | Invisible
      
      to
      
      > data ArgFlag = Required | Specified | Inferred
      
      The old name was quite confusing, because both Specified
      and Invisible were invisible! The new names are hopefully clearer.
      5fdb854c
  29. 22 Jun, 2016 2 commits
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Expand given superclasses more eagerly · ce97b729
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This patch fixes Trac #12175, another delicate corner case of
      Note [Instance and Given overlap] in TcInteract.
      
      In #12175 we were not expanding given superclasses eagerly
      enough. It was easy to fix, and is actually rather neater than
      before.
      
      See Note [Eagerly expand given superclasses] in TcCanonical.
      The main change is to move the eager expansion of given superclasses
      to canClassNC.
      ce97b729
    • Gabor Greif's avatar
      More typos in comments [skip ci] · 61995883
      Gabor Greif authored
      61995883
  30. 15 Jun, 2016 2 commits
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Major patch to introduce TyConBinder · e368f326
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      Before this patch, following the TypeInType innovations,
      each TyCon had two lists:
        - tyConBinders :: [TyBinder]
        - tyConTyVars  :: [TyVar]
      
      They were in 1-1 correspondence and contained
      overlapping information.  More broadly, there were many
      places where we had to pass around this pair of lists,
      instead of a single list.
      
      This commit tidies all that up, by having just one list of
      binders in a TyCon:
      
        - tyConBinders :: [TyConBinder]
      
      The new data types look like this:
      
        Var.hs:
           data TyVarBndr tyvar vis = TvBndr tyvar vis
           data VisibilityFlag = Visible | Specified | Invisible
           type TyVarBinder = TyVarBndr TyVar VisibilityFlag
      
        TyCon.hs:
           type TyConBinder = TyVarBndr TyVar TyConBndrVis
      
           data TyConBndrVis
             = NamedTCB VisibilityFlag
             | AnonTCB
      
        TyCoRep.hs:
           data TyBinder
             = Named TyVarBinder
             | Anon Type
      
      Note that Var.TyVarBdr has moved from TyCoRep and has been
      made polymorphic in the tyvar and visiblity fields:
      
           type TyVarBinder = TyVarBndr TyVar VisibilityFlag
              -- Used in ForAllTy
           type TyConBinder = TyVarBndr TyVar TyConBndrVis
              -- Used in TyCon
      
           type IfaceForAllBndr  = TyVarBndr IfaceTvBndr VisibilityFlag
           type IfaceTyConBinder = TyVarBndr IfaceTvBndr TyConBndrVis
               -- Ditto, in interface files
      
      There are a zillion knock-on changes, but everything
      arises from these types.  It was a bit fiddly to get the
      module loops to work out right!
      
      Some smaller points
      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      * Nice new functions
          TysPrim.mkTemplateKiTyVars
          TysPrim.mkTemplateTyConBinders
        which help you make the tyvar binders for dependently-typed
        TyCons.  See comments with their definition.
      
      * The change showed up a bug in TcGenGenerics.tc_mkRepTy, where the code
        was making an assumption about the order of the kind variables in the
        kind of GHC.Generics.(:.:).  I fixed this; see TcGenGenerics.mkComp.
      e368f326
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Re-add FunTy (big patch) · 77bb0927
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      With TypeInType Richard combined ForAllTy and FunTy, but that was often
      awkward, and yielded little benefit becuase in practice the two were
      always treated separately.  This patch re-introduces FunTy.  Specfically
      
      * New type
          data TyVarBinder = TvBndr TyVar VisibilityFlag
        This /always/ has a TyVar it.  In many places that's just what
        what we want, so there are /lots/ of TyBinder -> TyVarBinder changes
      
      * TyBinder still exists:
          data TyBinder = Named TyVarBinder | Anon Type
      
      * data Type = ForAllTy TyVarBinder Type
                  | FunTy Type Type
                  |  ....
      
      There are a LOT of knock-on changes, but they are all routine.
      
      The Haddock submodule needs to be updated too
      77bb0927
  31. 13 Jun, 2016 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Improve typechecking of let-bindings · 15b9bf4b
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This major commit was initially triggered by #11339, but it spiraled
      into a major review of the way in which type signatures for bindings
      are handled, especially partial type signatures.  On the way I fixed a
      number of other bugs, namely
         #12069
         #12033
         #11700
         #11339
         #11670
      
      The main change is that I completely reorganised the way in which type
      signatures in bindings are handled. The new story is in TcSigs
      Note [Overview of type signatures].  Some specific:
      
      * Changes in the data types for signatures in TcRnTypes:
        TcIdSigInfo and new TcIdSigInst
      
      * New module TcSigs deals with typechecking type signatures
        and pragmas. It contains code mostly moved from TcBinds,
        which is already too big
      
      * HsTypes: I swapped the nesting of HsWildCardBndrs
        and HsImplicitBndsrs, so that the wildcards are on the
        oustide not the insidde in a LHsSigWcType.  This is just
        a matter of convenient, nothing deep.
      
      There are a host of other changes as knock-on effects, and
      it all took FAR longer than I anticipated :-).  But it is
      a significant improvement, I think.
      
      Lots of error messages changed slightly, some just variants but
      some modest improvements.
      
      New tests
      
      * typecheck/should_compile
          * SigTyVars: a scoped-tyvar test
          * ExPat, ExPatFail: existential pattern bindings
          * T12069
          * T11700
          * T11339
      
      * partial-sigs/should_compile
          * T12033
          * T11339a
          * T11670
      
      One thing to check:
      
      * Small change to output from ghc-api/landmines.
        Need to check with Alan Zimmerman
      15b9bf4b
  32. 09 Jun, 2016 1 commit
    • Facundo Domínguez's avatar
      Improve the error messages for static forms. · e9dfb6e5
      Facundo Domínguez authored
      Now the message explains why closed variables are not closed when
      encountered in the body of (static ...).
      
      This required adding to the local environment the free variables of
      the local bindings in scope. Thus we can analyze and explain why a
      variable is not closed when encountered.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, simonpj, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: mboes, thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2167
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #12003
      e9dfb6e5
  33. 07 Jun, 2016 1 commit