One-shot semantics in GHC event manager
andreas.voellmy at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 12:59:54 UTC 2014
I haven't had a chance to dig into Ben's patch yet, but I expect it will
accepted soon - I don't think the change will affect performance.
Austin, would it be possible to get a relatively minor change to the event
manager into 7.8.4? It may change a semi-public API under GHC.Event, but
will not change any public API. What is our time window?
On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 8:34 AM, Bas van Dijk <v.dijk.bas at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Ben, Austin,
> Is there any chance of Ben's event manager patch landing in GHC-7.8.4?
> On 13 October 2014 21:05, Ben Gamari <bgamari.foss at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Ben Gamari <bgamari.foss at gmail.com> writes:
> >> Andreas Voellmy <andreas.voellmy at gmail.com> writes:
> >>> On Sat, Oct 11, 2014 at 12:17 PM, Ben Gamari <bgamari.foss at gmail.com>
> >>> Ah... so this is not useful to you. I guess we could add `loop` to
> >>> GHC.Event's export list. On the other hand, I like your LifeTime
> >>> better and then no one needs `loop`, so let's try this first.
> >> I have a first cut of this here . It compiles but would be I shocked
> >> if it ran. All of the pieces are there but I need to change
> >> EventLifetime to a more efficient encoding (there's no reason why it
> >> needs to be more than an Int).
> > As it turns out the patch seems to get through the testsuite after a few
> > minor fixes.
> > What other tests can I subject this to? I'm afraid I don't have the
> > access to any machine even close to the size of those that the original
> > event manager was tested on so checking for performance regressions will
> > be difficult.
> > Cheers,
> > - Ben
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