Changes between Version 42 and Version 43 of Status/GHC-7.8


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Sep 4, 2013 7:25:23 PM (8 months ago)
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nfrisby
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  • Status/GHC-7.8

    v42 v43  
    2222 * 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. 
    2323    * (will merge by 6 Sept)`-fdicts-strict` will make all dictionary arguments strict if they are certainly not part of a knot. 
    24     * (merged, cf af12cf66d1a416a135cb98b86717aba2cd247e1a and section in LateDmd) `-ffun-to-thunk` reverts a new behavior that prevents GHC from creating sharing 
     24    * (merged, cf af12cf66d1a416a135cb98b86717aba2cd247e1a and section in LateDmd) `-ffun-to-thunk` flag to revert a new (default) behavior that prevents GHC from creating sharing 
    2525    * (merged, cf LateDmd) `-flate-dmd-anal` will run demand analysis near the end of the pipeline. cf #7782. 
    26       * TODO document new flag, communally determine if -O2 should imply it 
     26      * TODO communally determine if -O2 should imply it 
    2727  
    2828 * Pedro and Richard were working on tidying up the poly-kinded Typable, and propositional equality (`gcast` and friends) story.  See #8132.