Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Commentary/Rts/HaskellExecution/FunctionCalls


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Feb 17, 2011 5:47:58 PM (4 years ago)
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  • Commentary/Rts/HaskellExecution/FunctionCalls

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    1818    Here, `f` has arity 1, even though its type suggests it takes two arguments.  The point is that the compiled code for `f` will expect to be passed just one argument, `x`.
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    20   * The '''entry point''' (sometimes called the '''fast entry point''') of a function of arity N expects its first N  arguments to be passed in accordance with the standard '''[wiki:Commentary/Rts/HaskellExecution#Entryconvention Entry convention]'''.
     20  * The '''entry point''' (sometimes called the '''fast entry point''') of a function of arity N expects its first N  arguments to be passed in accordance with the standard [wiki:Commentary/Rts/HaskellExecution/CallingConvention calling conventions].
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    2222  * A '''known call''' is a call of a function whose binding site is statically visible: