1. 13 Jan, 2008 1 commit
  2. 03 Jan, 2008 1 commit
  3. 20 Dec, 2007 1 commit
    • simonpj@microsoft.com's avatar
      Implement generalised list comprehensions · 67cb4091
      simonpj@microsoft.com authored
        This patch implements generalised list comprehensions, as described in 
        the paper "Comprehensive comprehensions" (Peyton Jones & Wadler, Haskell
        Workshop 2007).  If you don't use the new comprehensions, nothing
        should change.
        
        The syntax is not exactly as in the paper; see the user manual entry 
        for details.
        
        You need an accompanying patch to the base library for this stuff 
        to work.
        
        The patch is the work of Max Bolingbroke [batterseapower@hotmail.com], 
        with some advice from Simon PJ.
        
        The related GHC Wiki page is 
          http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/SQLLikeComprehensions 
      67cb4091
  4. 04 Sep, 2007 1 commit
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  7. 05 Jun, 2007 1 commit
    • Isaac Dupree's avatar
      remove #if branches for pre-ghc-6.0 · 9f589efb
      Isaac Dupree authored
      I skipped utils/hsc2hs/Main.hs since its ifs also involved
      checking for old versions of nhc98 (I don't want to figure that out),
      but removed everything else I found relating to building with pre-6.0
      9f589efb
  8. 10 May, 2007 1 commit
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  12. 07 Apr, 2006 1 commit
    • Simon Marlow's avatar
      Reorganisation of the source tree · 0065d5ab
      Simon Marlow authored
      Most of the other users of the fptools build system have migrated to
      Cabal, and with the move to darcs we can now flatten the source tree
      without losing history, so here goes.
      
      The main change is that the ghc/ subdir is gone, and most of what it
      contained is now at the top level.  The build system now makes no
      pretense at being multi-project, it is just the GHC build system.
      
      No doubt this will break many things, and there will be a period of
      instability while we fix the dependencies.  A straightforward build
      should work, but I haven't yet fixed binary/source distributions.
      Changes to the Building Guide will follow, too.
      0065d5ab
  13. 14 Mar, 2006 1 commit
  14. 12 Jan, 2006 1 commit
    • simonmar's avatar
      [project @ 2006-01-12 16:16:28 by simonmar] · 44713ec1
      simonmar authored
      GHC.runStmt: run the statement in a new thread to insulate the
      environment from bad things that the user code might do, such as fork
      a thread to send an exception back at a later time.  In order to do
      this, we had to keep track of which thread the ^C exception should go
      to in a global variable.
      
      Also, bullet-proof the top-level exception handler in GHCi a bit;
      there was a small window where an exception could get through, so if
      you lean on ^C for a while then press enter you could cause GHCi to
      exit.
      44713ec1
  15. 13 Dec, 2005 2 commits
  16. 19 May, 2005 1 commit
    • simonpj's avatar
      [project @ 2005-05-19 07:58:35 by simonpj] · f7ccc078
      simonpj authored
      Catch an exception in Template Haskell code
      
      		Merge to STABLE
      
      If the code run by a Template Haskell splice fails with, say,
      a pattern-match failure, we should not report it as a GHC panic.
      It's a bug in the user's program.
      
      This commit fixes up the exception handling to do the right thing.
      
      Fixes SourceForge item #1201666
      
      TH_fail tests it.
      f7ccc078
  17. 31 Mar, 2005 1 commit
    • simonmar's avatar
      [project @ 2005-03-31 10:16:33 by simonmar] · 853e20a3
      simonmar authored
      Tweaks to get the GHC sources through Haddock.  Doesn't quite work
      yet, because Haddock complains about the recursive modules.  Haddock
      needs to understand SOURCE imports (it can probably just ignore them
      as a first attempt).
      853e20a3
  18. 28 Jan, 2005 1 commit
    • simonmar's avatar
      [project @ 2005-01-28 12:55:17 by simonmar] · 153b9cb9
      simonmar authored
      Rationalise the BUILD,HOST,TARGET defines.
      
      Recall that:
      
        - build is the platform we're building on
        - host is the platform we're running on
        - target is the platform we're generating code for
      
      The change is that now we take these definitions as applying from the
      point of view of the particular source code being built, rather than
      the point of view of the whole build tree.
      
      For example, in RTS and library code, we were previously testing the
      TARGET platform.  But under the new rule, the platform on which this
      code is going to run is the HOST platform.  TARGET only makes sense in
      the compiler sources.
      
      In practical terms, this means that the values of BUILD, HOST & TARGET
      may vary depending on which part of the build tree we are in.
      
      Actual changes:
      
       - new file: includes/ghcplatform.h contains platform defines for
         the RTS and library code.
      
       - new file: includes/ghcautoconf.h contains the autoconf settings
         only (HAVE_BLAH).  This is so that we can get hold of these
         settings independently of the platform defines when necessary
         (eg. in GHC).
      
       - ghcconfig.h now #includes both ghcplatform.h and ghcautoconf.h.
      
       - MachRegs.h, which is included into both the compiler and the RTS,
         now has to cope with the fact that it might need to test either
         _TARGET_ or _HOST_ depending on the context.
      
       - the compiler's Makefile now generates
           stage{1,2,3}/ghc_boot_platform.h
         which contains platform defines for the compiler.  These differ
         depending on the stage, of course: in stage2, the HOST is the
         TARGET of stage1.  This was wrong before.
      
       - The compiler doesn't get platform info from Config.hs any more.
         Previously it did (sometimes), but unless we want to generate
         a new Config.hs for each stage we can't do this.
      
       - GHC now helpfully defines *_{BUILD,HOST}_{OS,ARCH} automatically
         in CPP'd Haskell source.
      
       - ghcplatform.h defines *_TARGET_* for backwards compatibility
         (ghcplatform.h is included by ghcconfig.h, which is included by
         config.h, so code which still #includes config.h will get the TARGET
         settings as before).
      
       - The Users's Guide is updated to mention *_HOST_* rather than
         *_TARGET_*.
      
       - coding-style.html in the commentary now contains a section on
         platform defines.  There are further doc updates to come.
      
      Thanks to Wolfgang Thaller for pointing me in the right direction.
      153b9cb9
  19. 21 Dec, 2004 1 commit
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  21. 30 Sep, 2004 1 commit
    • simonpj's avatar
      [project @ 2004-09-30 10:35:15 by simonpj] · 23f40f0e
      simonpj authored
      ------------------------------------
      	Add Generalised Algebraic Data Types
      	------------------------------------
      
      This rather big commit adds support for GADTs.  For example,
      
          data Term a where
       	  Lit :: Int -> Term Int
      	  App :: Term (a->b) -> Term a -> Term b
      	  If  :: Term Bool -> Term a -> Term a
      	  ..etc..
      
          eval :: Term a -> a
          eval (Lit i) = i
          eval (App a b) = eval a (eval b)
          eval (If p q r) | eval p    = eval q
          		    | otherwise = eval r
      
      
      Lots and lots of of related changes throughout the compiler to make
      this fit nicely.
      
      One important change, only loosely related to GADTs, is that skolem
      constants in the typechecker are genuinely immutable and constant, so
      we often get better error messages from the type checker.  See
      TcType.TcTyVarDetails.
      
      There's a new module types/Unify.lhs, which has purely-functional
      unification and matching for Type. This is used both in the typechecker
      (for type refinement of GADTs) and in Core Lint (also for type refinement).
      23f40f0e
  22. 13 Aug, 2004 1 commit
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  24. 22 Mar, 2004 1 commit
    • ralf's avatar
      [project @ 2004-03-22 09:00:28 by ralf] · cfd7a0d5
      ralf authored
      Boot-strapping ghc revealed an issue related to yesterday's renaming
      of Data.Typeable. I can now build a stage1 compiler again. Let me try
      a stage2 one as well.
      
      ralf        2004/03/21 11:06:04 PST
      
        Modified files:
          ghc/compiler/prelude PrelNames.lhs
          ghc/compiler/typecheck TcGenDeriv.lhs
        Log:
        Implemented renaming for Data.Typeable
        as far as deriving mechanism is involved.
        See http://www.haskell.org//pipermail/libraries/2004-March/001846.html
      
        Revision  Changes    Path
        1.88      +1 -1      fptools/ghc/compiler/prelude/PrelNames.lhs
        1.107     +1 -1      fptools/ghc/compiler/typecheck/TcGenDeriv.lhs
      cfd7a0d5
  25. 10 Mar, 2003 1 commit
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  27. 24 Feb, 2003 1 commit
    • simonpj's avatar
      [project @ 2003-02-24 12:39:24 by simonpj] · 395917a0
      simonpj authored
      Three Template Haskell improvements
      
      a) Add type synonyms to THSyntax (and DsMeta, Convert)
      
      b) Make Q into a newtype instead of a type synonym
      
      c) Eliminate tiresome and error prone argument to DsMeta.wrapGenSyms
         and similarly addTyVarBinds
      395917a0
  28. 21 Feb, 2003 2 commits
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  34. 18 Sep, 2002 1 commit
    • simonmar's avatar
      [project @ 2002-09-18 10:51:01 by simonmar] · fb1b5b07
      simonmar authored
      Fix up exception handling when reading an interface file, and make it
      compile with 4.08.x again.
      
      GhcExceptions weren't being caught by readIface, so an error when
      reading an interface could be unintentionally fatal (errors should be
      soft when reading the old interface file for the current module).
      Also, the Interrupted exception should not be caught by readIface,
      because we want ^C to behave as normal when reading interface files
      (currently it causes an interface-file read error rather than
      interrupting the whole compiler).
      
      Some exception-related compatibility functions have been moved from
      Util to Panic.
      fb1b5b07
  35. 13 Sep, 2002 1 commit
    • simonpj's avatar
      [project @ 2002-09-13 15:02:25 by simonpj] · 9af77fa4
      simonpj authored
      --------------------------------------
      	Make Template Haskell into the HEAD
      	--------------------------------------
      
      This massive commit transfers to the HEAD all the stuff that
      Simon and Tim have been doing on Template Haskell.  The
      meta-haskell-branch is no more!
      
      WARNING: make sure that you
      
        * Update your links if you are using link trees.
          Some modules have been added, some have gone away.
      
        * Do 'make clean' in all library trees.
          The interface file format has changed, and you can
          get strange panics (sadly) if GHC tries to read old interface files:
          e.g.  ghc-5.05: panic! (the `impossible' happened, GHC version 5.05):
      	  Binary.get(TyClDecl): ForeignType
      
        * You need to recompile the rts too; Linker.c has changed
      
      
      However the libraries are almost unaltered; just a tiny change in
      Base, and to the exports in Prelude.
      
      
      NOTE: so far as TH itself is concerned, expression splices work
      fine, but declaration splices are not complete.
      
      
      		---------------
      		The main change
      		---------------
      
      The main structural change: renaming and typechecking have to be
      interleaved, because we can't rename stuff after a declaration splice
      until after we've typechecked the stuff before (and the splice
      itself).
      
      * Combine the renamer and typecheker monads into one
      	(TcRnMonad, TcRnTypes)
        These two replace TcMonad and RnMonad
      
      * Give them a single 'driver' (TcRnDriver).  This driver
        replaces TcModule.lhs and Rename.lhs
      
      * The haskell-src library package has a module
      	Language/Haskell/THSyntax
        which defines the Haskell data type seen by the TH programmer.
      
      * New modules:
      	hsSyn/Convert.hs 	converts THSyntax -> HsSyn
      	deSugar/DsMeta.hs 	converts HsSyn -> THSyntax
      
      * New module typecheck/TcSplice type-checks Template Haskell splices.
      
      		-------------
      		Linking stuff
      		-------------
      
      * ByteCodeLink has been split into
      	ByteCodeLink	(which links)
      	ByteCodeAsm	(which assembles)
      
      * New module ghci/ObjLink is the object-code linker.
      
      * compMan/CmLink is removed entirely (was out of place)
        Ditto CmTypes (which was tiny)
      
      * Linker.c initialises the linker when it is first used (no need to call
        initLinker any more).  Template Haskell makes it harder to know when
        and whether to initialise the linker.
      
      
      	-------------------------------------
      	Gathering the LIE in the type checker
      	-------------------------------------
      
      * Instead of explicitly gathering constraints in the LIE
      	tcExpr :: RenamedExpr -> TcM (TypecheckedExpr, LIE)
        we now dump the constraints into a mutable varabiable carried
        by the monad, so we get
      	tcExpr :: RenamedExpr -> TcM TypecheckedExpr
      
        Much less clutter in the code, and more efficient too.
        (Originally suggested by Mark Shields.)
      
      
      		-----------------
      		Remove "SysNames"
      		-----------------
      
      Because the renamer and the type checker were entirely separate,
      we had to carry some rather tiresome implicit binders (or "SysNames")
      along inside some of the HsDecl data structures.  They were both
      tiresome and fragile.
      
      Now that the typechecker and renamer are more intimately coupled,
      we can eliminate SysNames (well, mostly... default methods still
      carry something similar).
      
      		-------------
      		Clean up HsPat
      		-------------
      
      One big clean up is this: instead of having two HsPat types (InPat and
      OutPat), they are now combined into one.  This is more consistent with
      the way that HsExpr etc is handled; there are some 'Out' constructors
      for the type checker output.
      
      So:
      	HsPat.InPat	--> HsPat.Pat
      	HsPat.OutPat	--> HsPat.Pat
      	No 'pat' type parameter in HsExpr, HsBinds, etc
      
      	Constructor patterns are nicer now: they use
      		HsPat.HsConDetails
      	for the three cases of constructor patterns:
      		prefix, infix, and record-bindings
      
      	The *same* data type HsConDetails is used in the type
      	declaration of the data type (HsDecls.TyData)
      
      Lots of associated clean-up operations here and there.  Less code.
      Everything is wonderful.
      9af77fa4
  36. 29 Aug, 2002 1 commit
    • simonmar's avatar
      [project @ 2002-08-29 15:44:11 by simonmar] · ce9687a5
      simonmar authored
      Housekeeping:
      
        - The main goal is to remove dependencies on hslibs for a
          bootstrapped compiler, leaving only a requirement that the
          packages base, haskell98 and readline are built in stage 1 in
          order to bootstrap.  We're almost there: Posix is still required
          for signal handling, but all other dependencies on hslibs are now
          gone.
      
          Uses of Addr and ByteArray/MutableByteArray array are all gone
          from the compiler.  PrimPacked defines the Ptr type for GHC 4.08
          (which didn't have it), and it defines simple BA and MBA types to
          replace uses of ByteArray and MutableByteArray respectively.
      
        - Clean up import lists.  HsVersions.h now defines macros for some
          modules which have moved between GHC versions.  eg. one now
          imports 'GLAEXTS' to get at unboxed types and primops in the
          compiler.
      
          Many import lists have been sorted as per the recommendations in
          the new style guidelines in the commentary.
      
      I've built the compiler with GHC 4.08.2, 5.00.2, 5.02.3, 5.04 and
      itself, and everything still works here.  Doubtless I've got something
      wrong, though.
      ce9687a5