Fwd: Is anything being done to remedy the soul crushing compile times of GHC?

Ben Gamari ben at smart-cactus.org
Tue Feb 16 19:38:16 UTC 2016

Kosyrev Serge <_deepfire at feelingofgreen.ru> writes:

> Ben Gamari <ben at smart-cactus.org> writes:
>> It would be great if we could get users to submit their 
>> computationally-heavy, toy projects. Unfortunately, the best testcases
>> for us are those with no dependencies outside of the core libraries and
>> these projects aren't terribly common.
> This appears extremely unfortunate, because it is *the* metric that is
> really representative of end user experience.
Multiple modules aren't a problem. It is dependencies on Hackage
packages that complicate matters.


- Ben
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