Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

Last modified 46 years ago

#151 closed bug (Fixed)

Unboxed tuples as values

Reported by: simonpj Owned by: nobody
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: Compiler (Type checker) Version: None
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  type T a = Int -> (# Int, Int #)

  f :: T a -> T a
  f t = \x -> case t x of r -> r

gives the following error message:

  ghc-5.04.1: panic! (the `impossible' happened, GHC 
version 5.04.1):
	  codeGen/CgRetConv.lhs:83: Non-exhaustive 
patterns in function

Trouble is that 'r' is bound to an unboxed tuple.  This 
should fail, but in 5.04.1 it crashes the compiler.  In 6.0 
it's worse: the code will core dump because it enters R1.

But it should be rejected in the type checker.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by simonpj

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Fixed, at last. Test is tcfail115.hs

The error message is still poor, but at least it now fails 
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