1. 01 Dec, 2015 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Refactor treatment of wildcards · 1e041b73
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This patch began as a modest refactoring of HsType and friends, to
      clarify and tidy up exactly where quantification takes place in types.
      Although initially driven by making the implementation of wildcards more
      tidy (and fixing a number of bugs), I gradually got drawn into a pretty
      big process, which I've been doing on and off for quite a long time.
      
      There is one compiler performance regression as a result of all
      this, in perf/compiler/T3064.  I still need to look into that.
      
      * The principal driving change is described in Note [HsType binders]
        in HsType.  Well worth reading!
      
      * Those data type changes drive almost everything else.  In particular
        we now statically know where
      
             (a) implicit quantification only (LHsSigType),
                 e.g. in instance declaratios and SPECIALISE signatures
      
             (b) implicit quantification and wildcards (LHsSigWcType)
                 can appear, e.g. in function type signatures
      
      * As part of this change, HsForAllTy is (a) simplified (no wildcards)
        and (b) split into HsForAllTy and HsQualTy.  The two contructors
        appear when and only when the correponding user-level construct
        appears.  Again see Note [HsType binders].
      
        HsExplicitFlag disappears altogether.
      
      * Other simplifications
      
           - ExprWithTySig no longer needs an ExprWithTySigOut variant
      
           - TypeSig no longer needs a PostRn name [name] field
             for wildcards
      
           - PatSynSig records a LHsSigType rather than the decomposed
             pieces
      
           - The mysterious 'GenericSig' is now 'ClassOpSig'
      
      * Renamed LHsTyVarBndrs to LHsQTyVars
      
      * There are some uninteresting knock-on changes in Haddock,
        because of the HsSyn changes
      
      I also did a bunch of loosely-related changes:
      
      * We already had type synonyms CoercionN/CoercionR for nominal and
        representational coercions.  I've added similar treatment for
      
            TcCoercionN/TcCoercionR
      
            mkWpCastN/mkWpCastN
      
        All just type synonyms but jolly useful.
      
      * I record-ised ForeignImport and ForeignExport
      
      * I improved the (poor) fix to Trac #10896, by making
        TcTyClsDecls.checkValidTyCl recover from errors, but adding a
        harmless, abstract TyCon to the envt if so.
      
      * I did some significant refactoring in RnEnv.lookupSubBndrOcc,
        for reasons that I have (embarrassingly) now totally forgotten.
        It had to do with something to do with import and export
      
      Updates haddock submodule.
      1e041b73
  2. 01 Nov, 2015 2 commits
    • Herbert Valerio Riedel's avatar
      Bump ghc-prim version to 0.5.0.0 (closes #11043) · 84bf1eba
      Herbert Valerio Riedel authored
      This also needs to update the primitive/vector submodules in order to
      relax upper bounds on ghc-prim.
      
      Like in f8ba4b55, a mass-rewrite in testsuite/ via
      
        sed -i s,ghc-prim-0.4.0.0,ghc-prim-0.5.0.0,g $(git grep -Fl 'ghc-prim-0.4.0.0')
      
      was performed.
      84bf1eba
    • Herbert Valerio Riedel's avatar
      Bump `base` version to 4.9.0.0 (closes #11026) · f8ba4b55
      Herbert Valerio Riedel authored
      This also relaxes a few upper bounds on base in the ghc.git repo;
      
      This required a mass-rewrite in testsuite/
      
        sed -i s,base-4.8.2.0,base-4.9.0.0,g $(git grep -Fl 'base-4.8.2.0')
      
      because it turns out the testsuite is still sensitive to package version
      changes.
      f8ba4b55
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