Opened 19 months ago
Closed 16 months ago
#13963 closed bug (fixed)
Runtime representation confusingly displayed
Reported by: | Iceland_jack | Owned by: | |
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Priority: | normal | Milestone: | 8.4.1 |
Component: | Compiler | Version: | 8.0.1 |
Keywords: | TypeInType, LevityPolymorphism | Cc: | |
Operating System: | Unknown/Multiple | Architecture: | Unknown/Multiple |
Type of failure: | None/Unknown | Test Case: | ghci/scripts/T13963 |
Blocked By: | Blocking: | ||
Related Tickets: | Differential Rev(s): | ||
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Description
8.3.20170605:
> :set -XRankNTypes -XTypeInType > import GHC.Exts (TYPE, RuntimeRep(LiftedRep)) > type Pair (a::TYPE rep) (b::TYPE rep') rep'' = forall (r::TYPE rep''). (a -> b -> r) -> r > :kind Pair Pair :: * -> * -> * > :kind Pair Int Pair Int :: * -> * > :kind Pair Int Float Pair Int Float :: * > :kind Pair Int Float LiftedRep Pair Int Float LiftedRep :: *
It still behaves oddly with -fprint-explicit-runtime-reps
enabled
> :set -fprint-explicit-runtime-reps > :kind Pair Pair :: * -> * -> forall (rep'' :: RuntimeRep) -> * > :kind Pair Int Pair Int :: * -> forall (rep'' :: RuntimeRep) -> * > :kind Pair Int Float Pair Int Float :: * > :kind Pair Int Float LiftedRep Pair Int Float LiftedRep :: *
I would have also expected to see Pair
's kind displayed something like this
forall {rep :: RuntimeRep} {rep' :: RuntimeRep}. TYPE rep -> TYPE rep' -> forall (rep'' :: RuntimeRep) -> *
which is how the kind of the corresponding newtype
gets displayed
> newtype Pair2 (a::TYPE rep) (b::TYPE rep') rep'' = P2 (forall (r::TYPE rep''). (a -> b -> r) -> r) > :kind Pair2 Pair2 :: forall {rep :: RuntimeRep} {rep' :: RuntimeRep}. TYPE rep -> TYPE rep' -> forall (rep'' :: RuntimeRep) -> *
Change History (6)
comment:1 Changed 19 months ago by
comment:2 Changed 19 months ago by
Keywords: | TypeInType LevityPolymorphism added |
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comment:3 Changed 19 months ago by
I guess, since the type synonym returns r
that its kind should actually be
forall {rep :: RuntimeRep} {rep' :: RuntimeRep}. TYPE rep -> TYPE rep' -> forall (rep'' :: RuntimeRep) -> TYPE rep''
comment:4 Changed 17 months ago by
OK. I've fixed this. Here is the new output:
Pair :: TYPE rep -> TYPE rep' -> RuntimeRep -> * Pair Int :: * -> RuntimeRep -> * Pair Int Float :: RuntimeRep -> * Pair Int Float LiftedRep :: *
I'd say this is correct, because in the Pair Int
case, we already have to choose the representation -- and we never regeneralize over RuntimeRep
arguments.
Patch will land with several others, in due course.
comment:6 Changed 16 months ago by
Milestone: | → 8.4.1 |
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Resolution: | → fixed |
Status: | new → closed |
Test Case: | → ghci/scripts/T13963 |
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For comparison here is the
newtype
Pair2
becoming fully saturatedIs the kind of
Pair Int#
notTYPE rep' -> forall (rep'' :: RuntimeRep) -> *