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Parallel Haskell Hackathon

Organisation

Dates : 10-12 December

Location : St Andrews

Participants

(JB: as far as I know, please correct/add/remove as necessary)

Vladimir Janjic (Host), Hans-Wolfgang Loidl, Kevin Hammond, Mustafa Aswad, Henrique Garcia Ferreiro, Philip W Trinder, Patrick Maier, Mischa Dieterle, Thomas Horstmeyer, Jost Berthold, Simon Marlow (virtual),

Agenda

Topics to cover in the Hackathon:

  • Short overview sessions on implementation internals:
    • GUM (Mustafa)
    • Eden (Jost)
    • Globus (Abyd)
    • Migration/Load? Balancing (Vladimir)
    • ghc HEAD developments (Simon)
  • GUM-6 port
  • Merging GUM and Eden implementations
    • Packing code
    • Scheduler
    • GC interface
    • Tagging
  • Usage of new tracing infrastructure
  • Development infrastructure
    • Unified revision control (darcs)
    • Debugging infrastructure
    • Packaging
    • Setup for automatic tests
  • Parallel nofib-suite
  • Planned extensions and applications
    • Integration with GHC/SMP
    • Integrating migration
    • Globus interface
    • pre-SCSCP GAP interface
    • Micro-kernel/substrate approach to the RTS
  • Nominating people in charge of sub-projects
    • parallel nofib suite
    • Eden/GUM code maintenance
    • testing framework
  • Prize for the most awkward bug fixed in the Hackaton. Jost: I am non-competitive in this contest, since my task is to introduce them ;) HWL: Clearly you are at an disadvantage: you first have to introduce the bug; we don't have that problem;-)