Changes between Version 20 and Version 21 of Status/GHC-7.8


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Aug 20, 2013 4:45:25 PM (8 months ago)
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nfrisby
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    2222 * Richard Eisenberg is also working on using "roles" to finally fix #1496. 
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    24  * Nicolas Frisby had a bunch of Core-to-Core optimisations he worked on as an intern.  Not sure of the exact list, or status. 
     24 * Nicolas Frisby is adding a few Core-to-Core optimisations. They usually slightly improve performance, but can sometimes make a big difference, both good and bad. They are off by default. 
     25    * `-flate-dmd` will run demand analysis near the end of the pipeline. cf #7782 
     26    * `-fdicts-strict` will make all dictionary arguments strict if they are certainly not part of a knot. 
     27    * `-ffun-to-thunk` reverts a new behavior that prevents GHC from creating sharing (cf af12cf66d1a416a135cb98b86717aba2cd247e1a) 
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    2629 * Pedro and Richard were working on tidying up the poly-kinded Typable, and propositional equality (`gcast` and friends) story.