New wiki page about tying the knot in GHC
Edward Z. Yang
ezyang at mit.edu
Tue May 17 18:25:52 UTC 2016
Yep, updated, thanks.
Excerpts from Ben Gamari's message of 2016-05-17 00:16:55 -0700:
> "Edward Z. Yang" <ezyang at mit.edu> writes:
> > Hello all,
> > I've written a new wiki page about how knot tying works in
> > GHC:
> > https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Commentary/Compiler/TyingTheKnot
> This is quite useful! Thanks for writing it down. A few points:
> It might be nice if it defined HPT and EPS a bit more concretely (at
> least expand the acronyms, ideally including a bit of text defining
> their roles in the compiler and why there is two of them).
> You say "we produce TyCons and another type checking entities for them".
> Should this read "other type checking entities for them"?
> Otherwise it looks good to me.
> - Ben
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