1. 29 Aug, 2014 2 commits
  2. 28 Aug, 2014 3 commits
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Comments only · 86a2ebf8
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      86a2ebf8
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Add -fspecialise-aggressively · b9e49d3e
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This flag specialises any imported overloaded function that has an
      unfolding, whether or not it was marked INLINEABLE.
      
      We get a lot of orphan SPEC rules as a result, but that doesn't matter
      provided we don't treat orphan auto-generated rules as causing the module
      itself to be an orphan module.  See Note [Orphans and auto-generated rules]
      in MkIface.
      b9e49d3e
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Refactor unfoldings · 6e0f6ede
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      There are two main refactorings here
      
      1.  Move the uf_arity field
             out of CoreUnfolding
             into UnfWhen
          It's a lot tidier there.  If I've got this right, no behaviour
          should change.
      
      2.  Define specUnfolding and use it in DsBinds and Specialise
           a) commons-up some shared code
           b) makes sure that Specialise correctly specialises DFun
              unfoldings (which it didn't before)
      
      The two got put together because both ended up interacting in the
      specialiser.
      
      They cause zero difference to nofib.
      6e0f6ede
  3. 15 May, 2014 1 commit
    • Herbert Valerio Riedel's avatar
      Add LANGUAGE pragmas to compiler/ source files · 23892440
      Herbert Valerio Riedel authored
      In some cases, the layout of the LANGUAGE/OPTIONS_GHC lines has been
      reorganized, while following the convention, to
      
      - place `{-# LANGUAGE #-}` pragmas at the top of the source file, before
        any `{-# OPTIONS_GHC #-}`-lines.
      
      - Moreover, if the list of language extensions fit into a single
        `{-# LANGUAGE ... -#}`-line (shorter than 80 characters), keep it on one
        line. Otherwise split into `{-# LANGUAGE ... -#}`-lines for each
        individual language extension. In both cases, try to keep the
        enumeration alphabetically ordered.
        (The latter layout is preferable as it's more diff-friendly)
      
      While at it, this also replaces obsolete `{-# OPTIONS ... #-}` pragma
      occurences by `{-# OPTIONS_GHC ... #-}` pragmas.
      23892440
  4. 20 Jan, 2014 1 commit
  5. 22 Nov, 2013 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Replace (State# RealWorld) with Void# where we just want a 0-bit value · f4384647
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      We were re-using the super-magical "state token" type (which has
      VoidRep and is zero bits wide) for situations in which we simply want
      to lambda-abstract over a zero-bit argument. For example, join points:
      
         case (case x of { True -> e1; False -> e2 }) of
            Red  -> f1
            Blue -> True
      
      ==>
      
        let $j1 = \voidArg::Void# -> f1
        in
        case x of
          True -> case e1 of
                    Red -> $j1 void
                    Blue -> True
          False -> case e2 of
                    Red -> $j1 void
                    Blue -> True
      
      This patch introduces
      
         * The new primitive type GHC.Prim.Void#, with PrimRep = VoidRep
      
         * A new global Id GHC.Prim.voidPrimId :: Void#.
           This has no binding because the code generator drops it,
           but is used as an argument (eg in the call of $j1)
      
         * A new local Id, MkId.voidArgId, which can be lambda-bound
           when you need to lambda-abstract over it.
      
      and uses them throughout.
      
      Now the State# thing is used only when we need state!
      f4384647
  6. 12 Oct, 2013 1 commit
  7. 11 Sep, 2013 1 commit
  8. 02 Sep, 2013 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Make Specialise close over kind variables (fixes Trac #8196) · 8d7dd547
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This is a lingering bug from the introduction of polymorphic kinds.
      In the specialiser we were specialising over a type, but failing
      to specialise over the kinds it mentions.
      
      The fix is simple: add a call to closeOverKinds.
      
      Most of the patch is to add closeOverKinds, and to use it in a few
      other places where we are doing essentially the same thing.
      8d7dd547
  9. 06 Jul, 2013 1 commit
  10. 30 May, 2013 2 commits
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Refine 'type_determines_value' in Specialise. Fix Trac #7785. · 5949ff2d
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      See Note [Type determines value] in Specialise.
      5949ff2d
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Make 'SPECIALISE instance' work again · 1ed04090
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This is a long-standing regression (Trac #7797), which meant that in
      particular the Eq [Char] instance does not get specialised.
      (The *methods* do, but the dictionary itself doesn't.)  So when you
      call a function
           f :: Eq a => blah
      on a string type (ie a=[Char]), 7.6 passes a dictionary of un-specialised
      methods.
      
      This only matters when calling an overloaded function from a
      specialised context, but that does matter in some programs.  I
      remember (though I cannot find the details) that Nick Frisby discovered
      this to be the source of some pretty solid performanc regresisons.
      
      Anyway it works now. The key change is that a DFunUnfolding now takes
      a form that is both simpler than before (the DFunArg type is eliminated)
      and more general:
      
      data Unfolding
        = ...
        | DFunUnfolding {     -- The Unfolding of a DFunId
          			-- See Note [DFun unfoldings]
            		  	--     df = /\a1..am. \d1..dn. MkD t1 .. tk
                              --                                 (op1 a1..am d1..dn)
           		      	--     	    	      	       	   (op2 a1..am d1..dn)
              df_bndrs :: [Var],      -- The bound variables [a1..m],[d1..dn]
              df_con   :: DataCon,    -- The dictionary data constructor (never a newtype datacon)
              df_args  :: [CoreExpr]  -- Args of the data con: types, superclasses and methods,
          }                           -- in positional order
      
      That in turn allowed me to re-enable the DFunUnfolding specialisation in
      DsBinds.  Lots of details here in TcInstDcls:
      	  Note [SPECIALISE instance pragmas]
      
      I also did some refactoring, in particular to pass the InScopeSet to
      exprIsConApp_maybe (which in turn means it has to go to a RuleFun).
      
      NB: Interface file format has changed!
      1ed04090
  11. 11 Feb, 2013 1 commit
  12. 08 Feb, 2013 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Fix an old and egregious specialisation bug (Trac #5113) · b5c18c91
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      The specialiser needs to know if a dictionay has some structure,
      so that it can decide whether to specialise a function. Eg
       (A)    let d = $dfblah d1
              in ....(f d)....
      
       (B)    \d. ....(f d)....
      
      In (A) it's probably worth specialising f; in (B) it isn't.
      Previously we were relying on d's unfolding, but the specialiser
      does cloning as it goes, which discards the unfolding. So we
      were simply discarding all specialisations for functions with
      local dictionary bindings!  This bug seems to have been there
      for a long time.
      
      This is what originally caused Trac #5113.  Then we went through a phase
      where local bindings were not generalised, and that meant there was
      no locally overloaded f to specialise; so the performance problem appeared
      to be fixed.  But now we are generalising local bindings again, so it
      re-appeared.
      
      This patch fixes the original problem.
      b5c18c91
  13. 30 Jan, 2013 1 commit
  14. 09 Oct, 2012 1 commit
    • ian@well-typed.com's avatar
      Make the opt_UF_* static flags dynamic · 0a768bcb
      ian@well-typed.com authored
      I also removed the default values from the "Discounts and thresholds"
      note: most of them were no longer up-to-date.
      
      Along the way I added FloatSuffix to the argument parser, analogous to
      IntSuffix.
      0a768bcb
  15. 17 Sep, 2012 1 commit
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  17. 11 Jun, 2012 2 commits
  18. 02 May, 2012 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Allow cases with empty alterantives · ac230c5e
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This patch allows, for the first time, case expressions with an empty
      list of alternatives. Max suggested the idea, and Trac #6067 showed
      that it is really quite important.
      
      So I've implemented the idea, fixing #6067. Main changes
      
       * See Note [Empty case alternatives] in CoreSyn
      
       * Various foldr1's become foldrs
      
       * IfaceCase does not record the type of the alternatives.
         I added IfaceECase for empty-alternative cases.
      
       * Core Lint does not complain about empty cases
      
       * MkCore.castBottomExpr constructs an empty-alternative case
         expression   (case e of ty {})
      
       * CoreToStg converts '(case e of {})' to just 'e'
      ac230c5e
  19. 04 Mar, 2012 1 commit
  20. 17 Feb, 2012 1 commit
  21. 16 Nov, 2011 1 commit
  22. 04 Nov, 2011 1 commit
  23. 02 Nov, 2011 1 commit
    • Simon Marlow's avatar
      Overhaul of infrastructure for profiling, coverage (HPC) and breakpoints · 7bb0447d
      Simon Marlow authored
      User visible changes
      ====================
      
      Profilng
      --------
      
      Flags renamed (the old ones are still accepted for now):
      
        OLD            NEW
        ---------      ------------
        -auto-all      -fprof-auto
        -auto          -fprof-exported
        -caf-all       -fprof-cafs
      
      New flags:
      
        -fprof-auto              Annotates all bindings (not just top-level
                                 ones) with SCCs
      
        -fprof-top               Annotates just top-level bindings with SCCs
      
        -fprof-exported          Annotates just exported bindings with SCCs
      
        -fprof-no-count-entries  Do not maintain entry counts when profiling
                                 (can make profiled code go faster; useful with
                                 heap profiling where entry counts are not used)
      
      Cost-centre stacks have a new semantics, which should in most cases
      result in more useful and intuitive profiles.  If you find this not to
      be the case, please let me know.  This is the area where I have been
      experimenting most, and the current solution is probably not the
      final version, however it does address all the outstanding bugs and
      seems to be better than GHC 7.2.
      
      Stack traces
      ------------
      
      +RTS -xc now gives more information.  If the exception originates from
      a CAF (as is common, because GHC tends to lift exceptions out to the
      top-level), then the RTS walks up the stack and reports the stack in
      the enclosing update frame(s).
      
      Result: +RTS -xc is much more useful now - but you still have to
      compile for profiling to get it.  I've played around a little with
      adding 'head []' to GHC itself, and +RTS -xc does pinpoint the problem
      quite accurately.
      
      I plan to add more facilities for stack tracing (e.g. in GHCi) in the
      future.
      
      Coverage (HPC)
      --------------
      
       * derived instances are now coloured yellow if they weren't used
       * likewise record field names
       * entry counts are more accurate (hpc --fun-entry-count)
       * tab width is now correct (markup was previously off in source with
         tabs)
      
      Internal changes
      ================
      
      In Core, the Note constructor has been replaced by
      
              Tick (Tickish b) (Expr b)
      
      which is used to represent all the kinds of source annotation we
      support: profiling SCCs, HPC ticks, and GHCi breakpoints.
      
      Depending on the properties of the Tickish, different transformations
      apply to Tick.  See CoreUtils.mkTick for details.
      
      Tickets
      =======
      
      This commit closes the following tickets, test cases to follow:
      
        - Close #2552: not a bug, but the behaviour is now more intuitive
          (test is T2552)
      
        - Close #680 (test is T680)
      
        - Close #1531 (test is result001)
      
        - Close #949 (test is T949)
      
        - Close #2466: test case has bitrotted (doesn't compile against current
          version of vector-space package)
      7bb0447d
  24. 06 Sep, 2011 1 commit
    • batterseapower's avatar
      Implement -XConstraintKind · 9729fe7c
      batterseapower authored
      Basically as documented in http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/KindFact,
      this patch adds a new kind Constraint such that:
      
        Show :: * -> Constraint
        (?x::Int) :: Constraint
        (Int ~ a) :: Constraint
      
      And you can write *any* type with kind Constraint to the left of (=>):
      even if that type is a type synonym, type variable, indexed type or so on.
      
      The following (somewhat related) changes are also made:
       1. We now box equality evidence. This is required because we want
          to give (Int ~ a) the *lifted* kind Constraint
       2. For similar reasons, implicit parameters can now only be of
          a lifted kind. (?x::Int#) => ty is now ruled out
       3. Implicit parameter constraints are now allowed in superclasses
          and instance contexts (this just falls out as OK with the new
          constraint solver)
      
      Internally the following major changes were made:
       1. There is now no PredTy in the Type data type. Instead
          GHC checks the kind of a type to figure out if it is a predicate
       2. There is now no AClass TyThing: we represent classes as TyThings
          just as a ATyCon (classes had TyCons anyway)
       3. What used to be (~) is now pretty-printed as (~#). The box
          constructor EqBox :: (a ~# b) -> (a ~ b)
       4. The type LCoercion is used internally in the constraint solver
          and type checker to represent coercions with free variables
          of type (a ~ b) rather than (a ~# b)
      9729fe7c
  25. 03 Aug, 2011 1 commit
  26. 21 Jul, 2011 1 commit
  27. 19 Apr, 2011 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      This BIG PATCH contains most of the work for the New Coercion Representation · fdf86568
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      See the paper "Practical aspects of evidence based compilation in System FC"
      
      * Coercion becomes a data type, distinct from Type
      
      * Coercions become value-level things, rather than type-level things,
        (although the value is zero bits wide, like the State token)
        A consequence is that a coerion abstraction increases the arity by 1
        (just like a dictionary abstraction)
      
      * There is a new constructor in CoreExpr, namely Coercion, to inject
        coercions into terms
      fdf86568
  28. 26 Jan, 2011 1 commit
    • simonpj@microsoft.com's avatar
      Fix dependencies among specialisations for imported Ids · 869984cd
      simonpj@microsoft.com authored
      This was a subtle one (Trac #4903).  See
        Note [Glom the bindings if imported functions are specialised]
      in Speclialise.
      
      Fundamentally, a specialised binding for an imported Id was being
      declared non-recursive, whereas in fact it can become recursive
      via a RULE.  Once it's specified non-recurive the OccAnal pass
      treats that as gospel -- and that in turn led to infinite inlining.
      
      Easily fixed by glomming all the specialised bindings in a Rec;
      now the OccAnal will sort them out correctly.
      869984cd
  29. 14 Jan, 2011 1 commit
    • simonpj@microsoft.com's avatar
      Fix Trac #4874: specialisation of INLINABLE things · 66dfd5c5
      simonpj@microsoft.com authored
      Johan discovered that when INLINABLE things are specialised
      bad things can happen. This patch implements a hack -- but
      it's a simple hack and it solves the problem.
      
      See Note [Inline specialisations]. 
      
      The hack part is that really INLINABLE should not cause *any* loss
      optimisation, and it does; see Note [Don't w/w INLINABLE things] in
      WorkWrap.
      66dfd5c5
  30. 10 Dec, 2010 1 commit
  31. 07 Oct, 2010 1 commit
    • simonpj@microsoft.com's avatar
      Implement auto-specialisation of imported Ids · 92267aa2
      simonpj@microsoft.com authored
      This big-ish patch arranges that if an Id 'f' is 
        * Type-class overloaded 
             f :: Ord a => [a] -> [a]
        * Defined with an INLINABLE pragma
             {-# INLINABLE f #-}
        * Exported from its defining module 'D'
      
      then in any module 'U' that imports D
      
      1. Any call of 'f' at a fixed type will generate 
         (a) a specialised version of f in U
         (b) a RULE that rewrites unspecialised calls to the
             specialised on
      
        e.g. if the call is (f Int dOrdInt xs) then the 
        specialiser will generate
           $sfInt :: [Int] -> [Int]
           $sfInt = <code for f, imported from D, specialised>
           {-# RULE forall d.  f Int d = $sfInt #-}
      
      2. In addition, you can give an explicit {-# SPECIALISE -#}
         pragma for the imported Id
           {-# SPECIALISE f :: [Bool] -> [Bool] #-}
         This too generates a local specialised definition, 
         and the corresponding RULE 
      
      The new RULES are exported from module 'U', so that any module
      importing U will see the specialised versions of 'f', and will
      not re-specialise them.
      
      There's a flag -fwarn-auto-orphan that warns you if the auto-generated
      RULES are orphan rules. It's not in -Wall, mainly to avoid lots of
      error messages with existing packages.
      
      Main implementation changes
      
       - A new flag on a CoreRule to say if it was auto-generated.
         This is persisted across interface files, so there's a small
         change in interface file format.
      
       - Quite a bit of fiddling with plumbing, to get the 
         {-# SPECIALISE #-} pragmas for imported Ids.  In particular, a
         new field tgc_imp_specs in TcGblEnv, to keep the specialise
         pragmas for imported Ids between the typechecker and the desugarer.
      
       - Some new code (although surprisingly little) in Specialise,
         to deal with calls of imported Ids
      92267aa2
  32. 15 Sep, 2010 1 commit
  33. 14 Sep, 2010 1 commit
    • Ian Lynagh's avatar
      Remove (most of) the FiniteMap wrapper · e95ee1f7
      Ian Lynagh authored
      We still have
          insertList, insertListWith, deleteList
      which aren't in Data.Map, and
          foldRightWithKey
      which works around the fold(r)WithKey addition and deprecation.
      e95ee1f7
  34. 12 Aug, 2010 1 commit
    • simonpj@microsoft.com's avatar
      Improve the Specialiser, fixing Trac #4203 · c107a00c
      simonpj@microsoft.com authored
      Simply fixing #4203 is a tiny fix: in case alterantives we should
      do dumpUDs *including* the case binder.  
      
      But I realised that we can do better and wasted far too much time
      implementing the idea.  It's described in
          Note [Floating dictionaries out of cases]
      c107a00c
  35. 09 Mar, 2010 1 commit
    • simonpj@microsoft.com's avatar
      Rule binders shouldn't have IdInfo · 435c5194
      simonpj@microsoft.com authored
      While I was looking at the rule binders generated in DsBinds for specialise pragmas,
      I also looked at Specialise.  It too was "cloning" the dictionary binders including
      their IdInfo. In this case they should not have any, but its seems better to make
      them completely fresh rather than substitute in existing (albeit non-existent) IdInfo.
      435c5194