nofib on Shake

Gracjan Polak gracjanpolak at
Tue Jan 10 20:22:45 UTC 2017

My time for this ticket run out and for the foreseeable future I won't be
able to do much. We can discuss ideas if you have some.

The part of nofib that is called fibno should be replaced with latest
version of packages and permanently connected to the test suite. Or
removed. This is the only sure conclusion I came to. Everything else is up
for debate.

W dniu wt., 10.01.2017 o 20:43 Michal Terepeta <michal.terepeta at>

> On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 11:35 AM Gracjan Polak <gracjanpolak at>
> wrote:
> > I was looking nearby recently and you might want to take into account my
> > discoveries described in
> Thanks a lot for mentioning it! (I didn't see this ticket/discussion)
> I don't want to get in your way - did you already start working on
> something? Do you have some concrete plans wrt. nofib?
> From my side, I was recently mostly interested in using nofib to
> measure the performance of GHC itself. Nofib already tries to do that,
> but it's super flaky (it only compiles things once and most modules
> are small).  So I was thinking of improving this, but when I started
> to look into it a bit closer, I decided that it might be better to
> start with the build system ;) And then add options to compile things
> more than once, add some compile-time only benchmarks, etc.
> Thanks,
> Michal
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