Core of a whole package
Alberto Sadde O.
albertosadde at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 07:35:50 UTC 2016
I am trying to extract information at the Core level about which functions
are the most used within a package, which data types are the most used.
So how do I dump the contents of a module to a .hi file? Is this something
I can do through the API?
On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 8:31 AM, Ömer Sinan Ağacan <omeragacan at gmail.com>
> You have to do your manipulations module by module, as GHC is doing
> that way. If you need some information from other modules when compiling a
> module, you should dump that information in .hi files (like definitions of
> inline functions).
> What exactly are you trying to do?
> 2016-05-31 17:56 GMT-04:00 Alberto Sadde O. <albertosadde at gmail.com>:
> >> 2016-05-31 16:04 GMT-04:00 Alberto Sadde O. <albertosadde at gmail.com>:
> >> > I am trying to get the Core of a whole package.
> >> > I have been using the GHC API to get the Core of each file in a
> >> > but
> >> > I have a problems with non-exposed modules of the package.
> >> Try `cabal install --ghc-options="-ddump-simpl -ddump-to-file"`. You
> >> should see Core outputs under `dist/`.
> >> (or `cabal configure --ghc-options=...` then `cabal build`)
> >> If you have all the dependencies installed already you can just do
> >> `ghc --make Main.hs -fforce-recomp -ddump-simpl -ddump-to-file` where
> >> `Main.hs` imports all the modules in your project.
> > Thanks for the answer.
> > The thing is that I want to manipulate the Core of the package not just
> > simply dump it to a file.
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