1. 23 Jun, 2016 1 commit
  2. 15 Jun, 2016 1 commit
    • 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
  3. 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
      ...
      15b9bf4b
  4. 10 Jun, 2016 1 commit
  5. 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
  6. 06 Jun, 2016 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      Merge MatchFixity and HsMatchContext · a13cb279
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      Summary:
      MatchFixity was introduced to facilitate use of API Annotations.
      
      HsMatchContext does the same thing with more detail, but is chased
      through all over the place to provide context when processing a Match.
      
      Since we already have MatchFixity in the Match, it may as well provide
      the full context.
      
      updates submodule haddock
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, goldfire, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2271
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #12105
      
      (cherry picked from commit 306ecad5)
      a13cb279
  7. 24 May, 2016 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Don't split the arg types in a PatSyn signature · 03d89603
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This patch fixes Trac #11977, and #12108, rather satisfactorily
      maily by deleting code!
      
        pattern P :: Eq a => a -> a -> Int
      
      The idea is simply /not/ to split the bit after the '=>' into the
      pattern argument types, but to keep the (a->a->Int) part
      un-decomposed, in the patsig_body_ty field of a TcPatSynInfo.
      
      There is one awkward wrinkle, which is that we can't split the
      implicitly-bound type variables into existential and universal until
      we know which types are arguments and which are part of the result.
      So we postpone the decision until we have the declaration in hand.
      See TcPatSyn Note [The pattern-synonym signature splitting rule]
      03d89603
  8. 10 May, 2016 3 commits
    • niteria's avatar
      Get rid of Traversable UniqFM and Foldable UniqFM · 7e28e47c
      niteria authored
      Both Traversable and Foldable can introduce non-determinism
      and because of typeclass overloading it's implicit and not
      obvious at the call site. This removes the instances, so that
      they can't accidentally be used.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, goldfire, bgamari, simonmar, simonpj
      
      Reviewed By: simonpj
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2190
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #4012
      7e28e47c
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Comments only · cc75a5d9
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      cc75a5d9
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Emit wild-card constraints in the right place · 76d9156f
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      We were failing to emit wild-card hole constraints altogether
      in the case of pattern bindings.  Reason: it was done in
      tcExtendTyVarEnvFromSig, which isn't called for pattern bindings.
      
      This patch make it work right for both pattern and function
      bindings.  Mainly, there is a call to emitWildCardHolds in
      tcRhs for both PatBind and FunBind.
      
      I also killed off TcExpr.typeSigCtxt.
      76d9156f
  9. 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
  10. 10 Apr, 2016 1 commit
    • Jason Eisenberg's avatar
      Fix suggestions for unbound variables (#11680) · 470d4d5b
      Jason Eisenberg authored
      When the typechecker generates the error message for an out-of-scope
      variable, it now uses the GlobalRdrEnv with respect to which the
      variable is unbound, not the GlobalRdrEnv which is available at the time
      the error is reported.  Doing so ensures we do not provide suggestions
      which themselves are out-of-scope (because they are bound in a later
      inter-splice group).
      
      Nonetheless, we do note in the error message if an unambiguous, exact
      match to the out-of-scope variable is found in a later inter-splice
      group, and we specify where that match is not in scope.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, austin, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: goldfire
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2000
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11680
      470d4d5b
  11. 31 Mar, 2016 2 commits
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Make SigSkol take TcType not ExpType · 0ad2021b
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      For some reason a SigSkol had an ExpType in it, and there were
      lots of places where we needed it to have a TcType.  And was indeed
      always a Check.  All a lot of fuss about nothing.
      
      Delete code, fewer failure points, types are more precise.
      All good.
      0ad2021b
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Refactor in TcMatches · bdd90426
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      * Move the several calls of tauifyMultipleMatches into tcMatches,
        so that it can be called only once, and the invariants are
        clearer
      
      * I discovered in doing this that HsLamCase had a redundant and
        tiresome argument, so I removed it. That in turn allowed some
        modest but nice code simplification
      bdd90426
  12. 30 Mar, 2016 1 commit
  13. 25 Mar, 2016 1 commit
  14. 17 Mar, 2016 1 commit
  15. 15 Mar, 2016 1 commit
    • eir@cis.upenn.edu's avatar
      Refactor visible type application. · 972730cc
      eir@cis.upenn.edu authored
      This replaces the old HsType and HsTypeOut constructors
      with HsAppType and HsAppTypeOut, leading to some simplification.
      (This refactoring addresses #11329.)
      
      This also fixes #11456, which stumbled over HsType (which is
      not an expression).
      
      test case: ghci/scripts/T11456
      
      [skip ci]
      972730cc
  16. 25 Feb, 2016 2 commits
    • barrucadu's avatar
      Print which warning-flag controls an emitted warning · bb5afd3c
      barrucadu authored
      Both gcc and clang tell which warning flag a reported warning can be
      controlled with, this patch makes ghc do the same. More generally, this
      allows for annotated compiler output, where an optional annotation is
      displayed in brackets after the severity.
      
      This also adds a new flag `-f(no-)show-warning-groups` to control
      whether to show which warning-group (such as `-Wall` or `-Wcompat`)
      a warning belongs to. This flag is on by default.
      
      This implements #10752
      
      Reviewed By: quchen, bgamari, hvr
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1943
      bb5afd3c
    • Facundo Domínguez's avatar
      Overload the static form to reduce verbosity. · c1efdcc4
      Facundo Domínguez authored
      Static pointers are rarely used naked: most often they are defined at
      the base of a Closure, as defined in e.g. the distributed-closure and
      distributed-static packages. So a typical usage pattern is:
      
          distributeMap (closure (static (\x -> x * 2)))
      
      which is more verbose than it needs to be. Ideally we'd just have to
      write
      
          distributeMap (static (\x -> x * 2))
      
      and let the static pointer be lifted to a Closure implicitly. i.e.
      what we want is to overload static literals, just like we already
      overload list literals and string literals.
      
      This is achieved by introducing the IsStatic type class and changing
      the typing rule for static forms slightly:
      
          static (e :: t) :: IsStatic p => p t
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, hvr, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: simonpj, mboes, thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1923
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11585
      c1efdcc4
  17. 24 Feb, 2016 1 commit
    • eir@cis.upenn.edu's avatar
      Address #11471 by putting RuntimeRep in kinds. · d8c64e86
      eir@cis.upenn.edu authored
      See Note [TYPE] in TysPrim. There are still some outstanding
      pieces in #11471 though, so this doesn't actually nail the bug.
      
      This commit also contains a few performance improvements:
      
      * Short-cut equality checking of nullary type syns
      
      * Compare types before kinds in eqType
      
      * INLINE coreViewOneStarKind
      
      * Store tycon binders separately from kinds.
      
      This resulted in a ~10% performance improvement in compiling
      the Cabal package. No change in functionality other than
      performance. (This affects the interface file format, though.)
      
      This commit updates the haddock submodule.
      d8c64e86
  18. 18 Feb, 2016 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      (Another) minor refactoring of substitutions · b5292557
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      No change in functionality here, but greater clarity:
      
      * In FamInstEnv.FlattenEnv, kill off the fi_in_scope field
        We are already maintaining an in-scope set in the fe_subst field,
        so it's silly do to it twice.
      
        (This isn't strictly connected to the rest of this patch, but
        the nomenclature changes below affect the same code, so I put
        them together.)
      
      * TyCoRep.extendTCVSubst used to take a TyVar or a CoVar and work
        out what to do, but in fact we almost always know which of the
        two we are doing.  So:
          - define extendTvSubst, extendCvSubst
          - and use them
      
      * Similar renamings in TyCoRep:
         - extendTCvSubstList        -->   extendTvSubstList
         - extendTCvSubstBinder      -->   extendTvSubstBinder
         - extendTCvSubstAndInScope  --> extendTvSubstAndInScope
      
      * Add Type.extendTvSubstWithClone, extendCvSubstWithClone
      
      * Similar nomenclature changes in Subst, SimplEnv, Specialise
      
      * Kill off TyCoRep.substTelescope (never used)
      b5292557
  19. 12 Feb, 2016 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Improve pretty-printing of HsWrappers · d0846243
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      Reduces un-neede parens.
      
      Also -fprint-typechecker-elaboration now makes type applications
      and casts in expressions also appear.  (Previously those were
      confusingly controlled by -fprint-explicit-coercions.)
      d0846243
  20. 30 Jan, 2016 1 commit
    • niteria's avatar
      Add asserts to other substitution functions · bb956eb8
      niteria authored
      This adds asserts to `substTys`, `substCo` and `substCos` in
      the same spirit as already existing asserts on `substTy`, protecting
      every possible entry point to `subst_ty` and `subst_co`.
      
      I've replaced the violators with unchecked versions.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate --slow
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, goldfire, austin, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1862
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11371
      bb956eb8
  21. 27 Jan, 2016 1 commit
    • eir@cis.upenn.edu's avatar
      Refactor the typechecker to use ExpTypes. · 00cbbab3
      eir@cis.upenn.edu authored
      The idea here is described in [wiki:Typechecker]. Briefly,
      this refactor keeps solid track of "synthesis" mode vs
      "checking" in GHC's bidirectional type-checking algorithm.
      When in synthesis mode, the expected type is just an IORef
      to write to.
      
      In addition, this patch does a significant reworking of
      RebindableSyntax, allowing much more freedom in the types
      of the rebindable operators. For example, we can now have
      `negate :: Int -> Bool` and
      `(>>=) :: m a -> (forall x. a x -> m b) -> m b`. The magic
      is in tcSyntaxOp.
      
      This addresses tickets #11397, #11452, and #11458.
      
      Tests:
        typecheck/should_compile/{RebindHR,RebindNegate,T11397,T11458}
        th/T11452
      00cbbab3
  22. 19 Jan, 2016 1 commit
    • niteria's avatar
      Check InScopeSet in substTy and provide substTyUnchecked · 9d33adb6
      niteria authored
      This adds sanity checks to `substTy` that implement:
      
      > when calling substTy subst ty it should be the case that the in-scope
      > set in the substitution is a superset of
      > * The free vars of the range of the substitution
      > * The free vars of ty minus the domain of the substitution
      
      and replaces violators with unchecked version. The violators were found
      by running the GHC test suite.
      
      This ensures that I can work on this incrementally and that what I fix won't
      be undone by some other change.
      
      It also includes a couple of fixes that I've already done.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: simonmar, goldfire, simonpj, austin, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: simonpj, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1792
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11371
      9d33adb6
  23. 18 Jan, 2016 2 commits
    • Jan Stolarek's avatar
      Replace calls to `ptext . sLit` with `text` · b8abd852
      Jan Stolarek authored
      Summary:
      In the past the canonical way for constructing an SDoc string literal was the
      composition `ptext . sLit`.  But for some time now we have function `text` that
      does the same.  Plus it has some rules that optimize its runtime behaviour.
      This patch takes all uses of `ptext . sLit` in the compiler and replaces them
      with calls to `text`.  The main benefits of this patch are clener (shorter) code
      and less dependencies between module, because many modules now do not need to
      import `FastString`.  I don't expect any performance benefits - we mostly use
      SDocs to report errors and it seems there is little to be gained here.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: bgamari, austin, goldfire, hvr, alanz
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1784
      b8abd852
    • Eric Seidel's avatar
      un-wire-in error, undefined, CallStack, and IP · a7b751db
      Eric Seidel authored
      I missed a crucial step in the wiring-in process of `CallStack` in D861,
      the bit where you actually wire-in the Name... This led to a nasty bug
      where GHC thought `CallStack` was not wired-in and tried to fingerprint
      it, which failed because the defining module was not loaded.
      
      But we don't need `CallStack` to be wired-in anymore since `error` and
      `undefined` no longer need to be wired-in. So we just remove them all.
      
      Updates haddock submodule.
      
      Test Plan: `./validate` and `make slowtest TEST=tc198`
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, goldfire, austin, hvr, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: simonpj, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, thomie
      
      Projects: #ghc
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1739
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11331
      a7b751db
  24. 16 Jan, 2016 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      Work SourceText in for all integer literals · 3a1babd6
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      Summary:
      Certain syntactic elements have integers in them, such as fixity
      specifications, SPECIALISE pragmas and so on.
      
      The lexer will accept mult-radix literals, with arbitrary leading zeros
      in these.
      
      Bring in a SourceText field to each affected AST element to capture the
      original literal text for use with API Annotations.
      
      Affected hsSyn elements are
      
      ```
           -- See note [Pragma source text]
           data Activation = NeverActive
                           | AlwaysActive
                           | ActiveBefore SourceText PhaseNum
                                -- Active only *strictly before* this phase
                           | ActiveAfter SourceText PhaseNum
                                 -- Active in this phase and later
                           deriving( Eq, Data, Typeable )
                                     -- Eq used in comparing rules in HsDecls
      
           data Fixity = Fixity SourceText Int FixityDirection
             -- Note [Pragma source text]
             deriving (Data, Typeable)
       ```
      
      and
      
      ```
            | HsTickPragma         -- A pragma introduced tick
               SourceText           -- Note [Pragma source text] in BasicTypes
               (StringLiteral,(Int,Int),(Int,Int))
                                                -- external span for this tick
               ((SourceText,SourceText),(SourceText,SourceText))
                  -- Source text for the four integers used in the span.
                  -- See note [Pragma source text] in BasicTypes
               (LHsExpr id)
      ```
      
      Updates haddock submodule
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, bgamari, austin
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1781
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11430
      3a1babd6
  25. 15 Jan, 2016 1 commit
  26. 24 Dec, 2015 1 commit
    • eir@cis.upenn.edu's avatar
      Visible type application · 2db18b81
      eir@cis.upenn.edu authored
      This re-working of the typechecker algorithm is based on
      the paper "Visible type application", by Richard Eisenberg,
      Stephanie Weirich, and Hamidhasan Ahmed, to be published at
      ESOP'16.
      
      This patch introduces -XTypeApplications, which allows users
      to say, for example `id @Int`, which has type `Int -> Int`. See
      the changes to the user manual for details.
      
      This patch addresses tickets #10619, #5296, #10589.
      2db18b81
  27. 22 Dec, 2015 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Fix typechecking for pattern synonym signatures · f40e122b
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      Various tickets have revealed bad shortcomings in the typechecking of
      pattern type synonyms.  Discussed a lot in (the latter part of)
      Trac #11224.
      
      This patch fixes the most complex issues:
      
      - Both parser and renamer now treat pattern synonyms as an
        ordinary LHsSigType.  Nothing special.  Hooray.
      
      - tcPatSynSig (now in TcPatSyn) typechecks the signature, and
        decomposes it into its pieces.
        See Note [Pattern synonym signatures]
      
      - tcCheckPatSyn has had a lot of refactoring.
        See Note [Checking against a pattern signature]
      
      The result is a lot tidier and more comprehensible.
      Plus, it actually works!
      
      NB: this patch doesn't actually address the precise
          target of #11224, namely "inlining pattern synonym
          does not preserve semantics".  That's an unrelated
          bug, with a separate patch.
      
      ToDo: better documentation in the user manual
      
      Test Plan: Validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, hvr, goldfire
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, mpickering, thomie, simonpj
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1685
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11224
      f40e122b
  28. 21 Dec, 2015 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      Add Location to RdrName in FieldOcc · d8ed20c8
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      Summary:
      Post #11019, there have been some new instances of RdrName that are not
      located, in particular
      
      ```#!hs
      data FieldOcc name = FieldOcc { rdrNameFieldOcc  :: RdrName
                                    , selectorFieldOcc :: PostRn name name
                                    }
      
      data AmbiguousFieldOcc name
        = Unambiguous RdrName (PostRn name name)
        | Ambiguous   RdrName (PostTc name name)
        deriving (Typeable)
      ```
      Add locations to them
      
      Updates haddock submodule to match
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, hvr, bgamari, austin
      
      Reviewed By: hvr
      
      Subscribers: hvr, thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1670
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11258
      d8ed20c8
  29. 15 Dec, 2015 1 commit
    • Ben Gamari's avatar
      Expose enabled language extensions to TH · c1e25536
      Ben Gamari authored
      This exposes `template-haskell` functions for querying the language
      extensions which are enabled when compiling a module,
      
      - an `isExtEnabled` function to check whether an extension is enabled
      - an `extsEnabled` function to obtain a full list of enabled extensions
      
      To avoid code duplication this adds a `GHC.LanguageExtensions` module to
      `ghc-boot` and moves `DynFlags.ExtensionFlag` into it. A happy
      consequence of this is that the ungainly `DynFlags` lost around 500
      lines. Moreover, flags corresponding to language extensions are now
      clearly distinguished from other flags due to the `LangExt.*` prefix.
      
      Updates haddock submodule.
      
      This fixes #10820.
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, spinda, hvr, goldfire, alanz
      
      Reviewed By: goldfire
      
      Subscribers: mpickering, RyanGlScott, hvr, simonpj, thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1200
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #10820
      c1e25536
  30. 11 Dec, 2015 2 commits
    • eir@cis.upenn.edu's avatar
      Add kind equalities to GHC. · 67465497
      eir@cis.upenn.edu authored
      This implements the ideas originally put forward in
      "System FC with Explicit Kind Equality" (ICFP'13).
      
      There are several noteworthy changes with this patch:
       * We now have casts in types. These change the kind
         of a type. See new constructor `CastTy`.
      
       * All types and all constructors can be promoted.
         This includes GADT constructors. GADT pattern matches
         take place in type family equations. In Core,
         types can now be applied to coercions via the
         `CoercionTy` constructor.
      
       * Coercions can now be heterogeneous, relating types
         of different kinds. A coercion proving `t1 :: k1 ~ t2 :: k2`
         proves both that `t1` and `t2` are the same and also that
         `k1` and `k2` are the same.
      
       * The `Coercion` type has been significantly enhanced.
         The documentation in `docs/core-spec/core-spec.pdf` reflects
         the new reality.
      
       * The type of `*` is now `*`. No more `BOX`.
      
       * Users can write explicit kind variables in their code,
         anywhere they can write type variables. For backward compatibility,
         automatic inference of kind-variable binding is still permitted.
      
       * The new extension `TypeInType` turns on the new user-facing
         features.
      
       * Type families and synonyms are now promoted to kinds. This causes
         trouble with parsing `*`, leading to the somewhat awkward new
         `HsAppsTy` constructor for `HsType`. This is dispatched with in
         the renamer, where the kind `*` can be told apart from a
         type-level multiplication operator. Without `-XTypeInType` the
         old behavior persists. With `-XTypeInType`, you need to import
         `Data.Kind` to get `*`, also known as `Type`.
      
       * The kind-checking algorithms in TcHsType have been significantly
         rewritten to allow for enhanced kinds.
      
       * The new features are still quite experimental and may be in flux.
      
       * TODO: Several open tickets: #11195, #11196, #11197, #11198, #11203.
      
       * TODO: Update user manual.
      
      Tickets addressed: #9017, #9173, #7961, #10524, #8566, #11142.
      Updates Haddock submodule.
      67465497
    • Adam Gundry's avatar
      Fix infix record field fixity (#11167 and #11173). · 6e56ac58
      Adam Gundry authored
      This extends D1585 with proper support for infix duplicate record
      fields.  In particular, it is now possible to declare record fields as
      infix in a module for which `DuplicateRecordFields` is enabled, fixity
      is looked up correctly and a readable (although unpleasant) error
      message is generated if multiple fields with different fixities are in
      scope.
      
      As a bonus, `DEPRECATED` and `WARNING` pragmas now work for
      duplicate record fields. The pragma applies to all fields with the
      given label.
      
      In addition, a couple of minor `DuplicateRecordFields` bugs, which were
      pinpointed by the `T11167_ambig` test case, are fixed by this patch:
      
        - Ambiguous infix fields can now be disambiguated by putting a type
          signature on the first argument
      
        - Polymorphic type constructor signatures (such as `ContT () IO a` in
          `T11167_ambig`) now work for disambiguation
      
      Parts of this patch are from D1585 authored by @KaneTW.
      
      Test Plan: New tests added.
      
      Reviewers: KaneTW, bgamari, austin
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie, hvr
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1600
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11167, #11173
      6e56ac58
  31. 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
  32. 22 Nov, 2015 1 commit
    • Alan Zimmerman's avatar
      ApiAnnotations: Make all RdrName occurences Located · 3df9563e
      Alan Zimmerman authored
      At the moment the API Annotations can only be used on the ParsedSource,
      as there are changes made to the RenamedSource that prevent it from
      being used to round trip source code.
      
      It is possible to build a map from every Located Name in the
      RenamedSource from its location to the Name, which can then be used when
      resolved names are required when changing the ParsedSource.
      
      However, there are instances where the identifier is not located,
      specifically
      
        (GHC.VarPat name)
        (GHC.HsVar name)
        (GHC.UserTyVar name)
        (GHC.HsTyVar name)
      
      Replace each of the name types above with (Located name)
      
      Updates the haddock submodule.
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, goldfire, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: goldfire, thomie, mpickering
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1512
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #11019
      3df9563e
  33. 18 Nov, 2015 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Refactor HsExpr.RecordCon, RecordUpd · 07eb258d
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This follows Matthew's patch making pattern synoyms work
      with records.
      
      This patch
       - replaces the (PostTc id [FieldLabel]) field of
         RecordCon with (PostTc id ConLike)
      
       - record-ises both RecordCon and RecordUpd, which
         both have quite a lot of fields.
      
      No change in behaviour
      07eb258d
  34. 17 Nov, 2015 1 commit