Getting Involved

Jan Stolarek jan.stolarek at
Tue Dec 3 07:24:48 UTC 2013

> > I've noticed that there is talk of adding a better flags parser to the
> > RTS and this seems like a good place to start (less likely to break
> > things!). Ticket: #4243
> >
> > Is anyone currently working in this area or have plans to start work in
> > this area?
> There was someone else looking at it... I forget who.  Try searching the
> archives.
I recall that when I was starting with GHC I considered working on this. Improving flag parser 
sounds like a good first step for a beginner because: a) it is precisly localized in one place 
(more or less); b) it doesn't require deep theoretical knowledge.


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