Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of Commentary/Compiler/WiredIn


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Sep 14, 2006 6:55:13 PM (9 years ago)
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    v8 v9  
    3737 * Its `OccName`
    3838 * Its `Unique`
    39 Almost all known-key names are defined in [[GhcFile(compiler/prelude/PrelNames)]]; for example: {{{PrelNames.eqClassName :: Name}}}.
     39Almost all known-key names are defined in [[GhcFile(compiler/prelude/PrelNames.lhs)]]; for example: {{{PrelNames.eqClassName :: Name}}}.
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    4141The point about known-key things is that GHC knows its ''name'', but not its ''definition''.  The definition must still be read from an interface file as usual. The known key just allows an efficient lookup in the environment.