1. 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