1. 19 Apr, 2018 1 commit
  2. 13 Mar, 2018 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Drop GHC 8.0 compatibility · 152055a1
      Ryan Scott authored
      GHC 8.4.1 is out, so now GHC's support window only extends
      back to GHC 8.2. This means we can delete gobs of code that were
      only used for GHC 8.0 support. Hooray!
      
      Test Plan: ./validate
      
      Reviewers: bgamari, erikd, dfeuer
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari, dfeuer
      
      Subscribers: alexbiehl, dfeuer, rwbarton, thomie, carter
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4492
      152055a1
  3. 17 Oct, 2017 1 commit
  4. 21 Sep, 2017 1 commit
  5. 29 Aug, 2017 2 commits
  6. 26 Apr, 2017 1 commit
  7. 09 Mar, 2017 1 commit
    • bitonic's avatar
      Allow compilation of C/C++/ObjC/ObjC++ files with module from TH · 0fac488c
      bitonic authored
      The main goal is to easily allow the inline-c project (and
      similar projects such as inline-java) to emit C/C++ files to
      be compiled and linked with the current module.
      
      Moreover, `addCStub` is removed, since it's quite fragile. Most
      notably, the C stubs end up in the file generated by
      `CodeOutput.outputForeignStubs`, which is tuned towards
      generating a file for stubs coming from `capi` and Haskell-to-C
      exports.
      
      Reviewers: simonmar, austin, goldfire, facundominguez, dfeuer, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: dfeuer, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: snowleopard, rwbarton, dfeuer, thomie, duncan, mboes
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D3280
      0fac488c
  8. 03 Mar, 2017 1 commit
  9. 26 Feb, 2017 1 commit
  10. 20 Feb, 2017 1 commit
  11. 18 Feb, 2017 1 commit
    • Ben Gamari's avatar
      Type-indexed Typeable · 8fa4bf9a
      Ben Gamari authored
      This at long last realizes the ideas for type-indexed Typeable discussed in A
      Reflection on Types (#11011). The general sketch of the project is described on
      the Wiki (Typeable/BenGamari). The general idea is that we are adding a type
      index to `TypeRep`,
      
          data TypeRep (a :: k)
      
      This index allows the typechecker to reason about the type represented by the `TypeRep`.
      This index representation mechanism is exposed as `Type.Reflection`, which also provides
      a number of patterns for inspecting `TypeRep`s,
      
      ```lang=haskell
      pattern TRFun :: forall k (fun :: k). ()
                    => forall (r1 :: RuntimeRep) (r2 :: RuntimeRep)
                              (arg :: TYPE r1) (res :: TYPE r2).
                       (k ~ Type, fun ~~ (arg -> res))
                    => TypeRep arg
                    -> TypeRep res
                    -> TypeRep fun
      
      pattern TRApp :: forall k2 (t :: k2). ()
                    => forall k1 (a :: k1 -> k2) (b :: k1). (t ~ a b)
                    => TypeRep a -> TypeRep b -> TypeRep t
      
      -- | Pattern match on a type constructor.
      pattern TRCon :: forall k (a :: k). TyCon -> TypeRep a
      
      -- | Pattern match on a type constructor including its instantiated kind
      -- variables.
      pattern TRCon' :: forall k (a :: k). TyCon -> [SomeTypeRep] -> TypeRep a
      ```
      
      In addition, we give the user access to the kind of a `TypeRep` (#10343),
      
          typeRepKind :: TypeRep (a :: k) -> TypeRep k
      
      Moreover, all of this plays nicely with 8.2's levity polymorphism, including the
      newly levity polymorphic (->) type constructor.
      
      Library changes
      ---------------
      
      The primary change here is the introduction of a Type.Reflection module to base.
      This module provides access to the new type-indexed TypeRep introduced in this
      patch. We also continue to provide the unindexed Data.Typeable interface, which
      is simply a type synonym for the existentially quantified SomeTypeRep,
      
          data SomeTypeRep where SomeTypeRep :: TypeRep a -> SomeTypeRep
      
      Naturally, this change also touched Data.Dynamic, which can now export the
      Dynamic data constructor. Moreover, I removed a blanket reexport of
      Data.Typeable from Data.Dynamic (which itself doesn't even import Data.Typeable
      now).
      
      We also add a kind heterogeneous type equality type, (:~~:), to
      Data.Type.Equality.
      
      Implementation
      --------------
      
      The implementation strategy is described in Note [Grand plan for Typeable] in
      TcTypeable. None of it was difficult, but it did exercise a number of parts of
      the new levity polymorphism story which had not yet been exercised, which took
      some sorting out.
      
      The rough idea is that we augment the TyCon produced for each type constructor
      with information about the constructor's kind (which we call a KindRep). This
      allows us to reconstruct the monomorphic result kind of an particular
      instantiation of a type constructor given its kind arguments.
      
      Unfortunately all of this takes a fair amount of work to generate and send
      through the compilation pipeline. In particular, the KindReps can unfortunately
      get quite large. Moreover, the simplifier will float out various pieces of them,
      resulting in numerous top-level bindings. Consequently we mark the KindRep
      bindings as noinline, ensuring that the float-outs don't make it into the
      interface file. This is important since there is generally little benefit to
      inlining KindReps and they would otherwise strongly affect compiler performance.
      
      Performance
      -----------
      
      Initially I was hoping to also clear up the remaining holes in Typeable's
      coverage by adding support for both unboxed tuples (#12409) and unboxed sums
      (#13276). While the former was fairly straightforward, the latter ended up being
      quite difficult: while the implementation can support them easily, enabling this
      support causes thousands of Typeable bindings to be emitted to the GHC.Types as
      each arity-N sum tycon brings with it N promoted datacons, each of which has a
      KindRep whose size which itself scales with N. Doing this was simply too
      expensive to be practical; consequently I've disabled support for the time
      being.
      
      Even after disabling sums this change regresses compiler performance far more
      than I would like. In particular there are several testcases in the testsuite
      which consist mostly of types which regress by over 30% in compiler allocations.
      These include (considering the "bytes allocated" metric),
      
       * T1969:  +10%
       * T10858: +23%
       * T3294:  +19%
       * T5631:  +41%
       * T6048:  +23%
       * T9675:  +20%
       * T9872a: +5.2%
       * T9872d: +12%
       * T9233:  +10%
       * T10370: +34%
       * T12425: +30%
       * T12234: +16%
       * 13035:  +17%
       * T4029:  +6.1%
      
      I've spent quite some time chasing down the source of this regression and while
      I was able to make som improvements, I think this approach of generating
      Typeable bindings at time of type definition is doomed to give us unnecessarily
      large compile-time overhead.
      
      In the future I think we should consider moving some of all of the Typeable
      binding generation logic back to the solver (where it was prior to
      91c6b1f5). I've opened #13261 documenting this
      proposal.
      8fa4bf9a
  12. 21 Dec, 2016 1 commit
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      Support for abi-depends for computing shadowing. · ee4e1654
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      
      
      Summary:
      This is a complete fix based off of
      ed7af26606b3a605a4511065ca1a43b1c0f3b51d for handling
      shadowing and out-of-order -package-db flags simultaneously.
      
      The general strategy is we first put all databases together,
      overriding packages as necessary.  Once this is done, we successfully
      prune out broken packages, including packages which depend on a package
      whose ABI differs from the ABI we need.
      
      Our check gracefully degrades in the absence of abi-depends, as
      we only check deps which are recorded in abi-depends.
      
      Contains time and Cabal submodule update.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: niteria, austin, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2846
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #12485
      ee4e1654
  13. 15 Dec, 2016 1 commit
  14. 22 Oct, 2016 1 commit
    • Duncan Coutts's avatar
      Add and use a new dynamic-library-dirs field in the ghc-pkg info · f41a8a36
      Duncan Coutts authored
      Summary:
      Build systems / package managers want to be able to control the file
      layout of installed libraries. In general they may want/need to be able
      to put the static libraries and dynamic libraries in different places.
      The ghc-pkg library regisrtation needs to be able to handle this.
      
      This is already possible in principle by listing both a static lib dir
      and a dynamic lib dir in the library-dirs field (indeed some previous
      versions of Cabal did this for shared libs on ELF platforms).
      
      The downside of listing both dirs is twofold. There is a lack of
      precision, if we're not careful with naming then we could end up
      picking up the wrong library. The more immediate problem however is
      that if we list both directories then both directories get included
      into the ELF and Mach-O shared object runtime search paths. On ELF this
      merely slows down loading of shared libs (affecting prog startup time).
      On the latest OSX versions this provokes a much more serious problem:
      that there is a rather low limit on the total size of the section
      containing the runtime search path (and lib names and related) and thus
      listing any unnecessary directories wastes the limited space.
      
      So the solution in this patch is fairly straightforward: split the
      static and dynamic library search paths in the ghc-pkg db and its use
      within ghc. This is a traditional solution: pkg-config has the same
      static / dynamic split (though it describes in in terms of private and
      public, but it translates into different behaviour for static and
      dynamic linking).
      
      Indeed it would make perfect sense to also have a static/dynamic split
      for the list of the libraries to use i.e. to have dynamic variants of
      the hs-libraries and extra-libraries fields. These are not immediately
      required so this patch does not add it, but it is a reasonable
      direction to follow.
      
      To handle compatibility, if the new dynamic-library-dirs field is not
      specified then its value is taken from the library-dirs field.
      
      Contains Cabal submodule update.
      
      Test Plan:
      Run ./validate
      
      Get christiaanb and carter to test it on OSX Sierra, in combination
      with Cabal/cabal-install changes to the default file layout for
      libraries.
      
      Reviewers: carter, austin, hvr, christiaanb, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: christiaanb, bgamari
      
      Subscribers: ezyang, Phyx, thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2611
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #12479
      f41a8a36
  15. 08 Oct, 2016 4 commits
  16. 16 May, 2016 1 commit
    • Ben Gamari's avatar
      Move Extension type to ghc-boot-th · eed820b6
      Ben Gamari authored
      This creates a new package, `ghc-boot-th`, to contain the `Extension`
      type, which now lives in `GHC.LanguageExtension.Type`. This ensures that
      the transitive dependency set of the `template-haskell` package remains
      minimal.
      
      The `GHC.LanguageExtensions.Type` module is also re-exported by
      `ghc-boot`, which provides an orphan `binary` instance as well.
      
      Test Plan: Validate
      
      Reviewers: goldfire, thomie, hvr, austin
      
      Reviewed By: thomie
      
      Subscribers: RyanGlScott, thomie, erikd, ezyang
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2224
      eed820b6
  17. 01 Feb, 2016 1 commit
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      Simplify ghc-boot database representation with new type class. · 0d601657
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      
      
      Previously, we had an 'OriginalModule' type in ghc-boot which
      was basically identical to 'Module', and we had to do a bit of
      gyrating to get it converted into the right form.  This commit
      introduces a new typeclass, 'DbModuleRep' which represents types
      which we know how to serialize to and from the (now renamed) 'DbModule'
      type.
      
      The upshot is that we can just store 'Module's DIRECTLY in
      the 'InstalledPackageInfo', no conversion needed.
      
      I took the opportunity to clean up ghc-pkg to make its use of
      the 'BinaryStringRep' classes more type safe.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1811
      0d601657
  18. 22 Jan, 2016 1 commit
  19. 18 Jan, 2016 1 commit
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      Switch from -this-package-key to -this-unit-id. · 240ddd7c
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      
      
      A small cosmetic change, but we have to do a bit of work to
      actually support it:
      
          - Cabal submodule update, so that Cabal passes us
            -this-unit-id when we ask for it.  This includes
            a Cabal renaming to be consistent with Unit ID, which
            makes ghc-pkg a bit more scrutable.
      
          - Build system is updated to use -this-unit-id rather than
            -this-package-key, to avoid deprecation warnings.  Needs
            a version test so I resurrected the old test we had
            (sorry rwbarton!)
      
          - I've *undeprecated* -package-name, so that we are in the same
            state as GHC 7.10, since the "correct" flag will have only
            entered circulation in GHC 8.0.
      
          - I removed -package-key.  Since we didn't deprecate -package-id
            I think this should not cause any problems for users; they
            can just change their code to use -package-id.
      
          - The package database is indexed by UNIT IDs, not component IDs.
            I updated the naming here.
      
          - I dropped the signatures field from ExposedModule; nothing
            was using it, and instantiatedWith from the package database
            field.
      
          - ghc-pkg was updated to use unit ID nomenclature, I removed
            the -package-key flags but I decided not to add any new flags
            for now.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: austin, hvr, bgamari
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari
      
      Subscribers: 23Skidoo, thomie, erikd
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1780
      240ddd7c
  20. 14 Jan, 2016 1 commit
  21. 09 Jan, 2016 1 commit
  22. 28 Dec, 2015 1 commit
    • Herbert Valerio Riedel's avatar
      Synchronise ghci-package version with ghc-package · 01299ca8
      Herbert Valerio Riedel authored
      In order to simplify the task, the version munging logic has
      been radically simplified:
      
      Previously, in cases where the version contained dates as version components,
      the build-system would munge the version of the stage1 ghc package before
      registering the `ghc` package.
      
      However, this hack was already questionable at the time of its introduction
      (c.f. 7b45c46c).
      Simplifying the build-systems by avoiding such hacks may also help the
      shaking-up-ghc effort.
      
      So now we simply munge directly via the `.cabal` files, which gives a simpler
      picture, as now every stage is munged the same. Munging is only active when
      the first patch-level version component is a date. So stable snapshots and release
      candidates are unaffacted (as those have the date in the second patch-level
      version component)
      
      Reviewers: simonmar, bgamari, austin, thomie, ezyang
      
      Reviewed By: bgamari, thomie, ezyang
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1673
      01299ca8
  23. 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
  24. 19 Dec, 2015 2 commits
  25. 17 Dec, 2015 1 commit
    • Simon Marlow's avatar
      Remote GHCi, -fexternal-interpreter · 4905b83a
      Simon Marlow authored
      Summary:
      (Apologies for the size of this patch, I couldn't make a smaller one
      that was validate-clean and also made sense independently)
      
      (Some of this code is derived from GHCJS.)
      
      This commit adds support for running interpreted code (for GHCi and
      TemplateHaskell) in a separate process.  The functionality is
      experimental, so for now it is off by default and enabled by the flag
      -fexternal-interpreter.
      
      Reaosns we want this:
      
      * compiling Template Haskell code with -prof does not require
        building the code without -prof first
      
      * when GHC itself is profiled, it can interpret unprofiled code, and
        the same applies to dynamic linking.  We would no longer need to
        force -dynamic-too with TemplateHaskell, and we can load ordinary
        objects into a dynamically-linked GHCi (and vice versa).
      
      * An unprofiled GHCi can load and run profiled code, which means it
        can use the stack-trace functionality provided by profiling without
        taking the performance hit on the compiler that profiling would
        entail.
      
      Amongst other things; see
      https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/RemoteGHCi for more details.
      
      Notes on the implementation are in Note [Remote GHCi] in the new
      module compiler/ghci/GHCi.hs.  It probably needs more documenting,
      feel free to suggest things I could elaborate on.
      
      Things that are not currently implemented for -fexternal-interpreter:
      
      * The GHCi debugger
      * :set prog, :set args in GHCi
      * `recover` in Template Haskell
      * Redirecting stdin/stdout for the external process
      
      These are all doable, I just wanted to get to a working validate-clean
      patch first.
      
      I also haven't done any benchmarking yet.  I expect there to be slight hit
      to link times for byte code and some penalty due to having to
      serialize/deserialize TH syntax, but I don't expect it to be a serious
      problem.  There's also lots of low-hanging fruit in the byte code
      generator/linker that we could exploit to speed things up.
      
      Test Plan:
      * validate
      * I've run parts of the test suite with
      EXTRA_HC_OPTS=-fexternal-interpreter, notably tests/ghci and tests/th.
      There are a few failures due to the things not currently implemented
      (see above).
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, goldfire, ezyang, austin, alanz, hvr, niteria, bgamari, gibiansky, luite
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1562
      4905b83a
  26. 16 Dec, 2015 1 commit
  27. 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
  28. 15 Oct, 2015 2 commits
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      Rename package key to unit ID, and installed package ID to component ID. · b92a51f5
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      
      
      Comes with Haddock submodule update.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      b92a51f5
    • Edward Z. Yang's avatar
      Update Cabal to HEAD, IPID renamed to Component ID. · 5b0191f7
      Edward Z. Yang authored
      
      
      This commit contains a Cabal submodule update which unifies installed
      package IDs and package keys under a single notion, a Component ID.
      We update GHC to keep follow this unification.  However, this commit
      does NOT rename installed package ID to component ID and package key to
      unit ID; the plan is to do that in a companion commit.
      
          - Compiler info now has "Requires unified installed package IDs"
      
          - 'exposed' is now expected to contain unit keys, not IPIDs.
      
          - Shadowing is no more.  We now just have a very simple strategy
            to deal with duplicate unit keys in combined package databases:
            if their ABIs are the same, use the latest one; otherwise error.
            Package databases maintain the invariant that there can only
            be one entry of a unit ID.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@cs.stanford.edu>
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: simonpj, austin, bgamari, hvr, goldfire
      
      Subscribers: thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1184
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #10714
      5b0191f7
  29. 13 Oct, 2015 1 commit
    • Ryan Scott's avatar
      Make dataToQa aware of Data instances which use functions to implement toConstr · d2f9972a
      Ryan Scott authored
      Trac #10796 exposes a way to make `template-haskell`'s `dataToQa` function
      freak out if using a `Data` instance that produces a `Constr` (by means of
      `toConstr`) using a function name instead of a data constructor name. While
      such `Data` instances are somewhat questionable, they are nevertheless present
      in popular libraries (e.g., `containers`), so we can at least make `dataToQa`
      aware of their existence.
      
      In order to properly distinguish strings which represent variables (as opposed
      to data constructors), it was necessary to move functionality from `Lexeme` (in
      `ghc`) to `GHC.Lexeme` in a new `ghc-boot` library (which was previously named
      `bin-package-db`).
      
      Reviewed By: goldfire, thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D1313
      
      GHC Trac Issues: #10796
      d2f9972a