Inlining Wiki Page

Tim McGilchrist timmcgil at
Wed Jan 11 21:01:47 UTC 2017

Hi Matt,

I noted this down last year as something I wanted to work on for this year.
Just letting you know that I'm starting to look at some of the easier
tickets in that page.

Is there a good person or place to ask questions if I get stuck on anything?


On Thursday, 4 August 2016, Matthew Pickering <matthewtpickering at>

> Dear Devs,
> I've spent the last day looking at the inliner. In doing so I updated
> the wiki page about inlining to be a lot more useful to other people
> wanting to understand the intricacies and problems.
> This looks like the perfect place for a newcomer to start working on
> GHC. The inliner is quite well contained, there are lots of open
> tickets with well-specified aims and lots of investigatory work to be
> done.
> So the purpose of this email is:
> 1. Please tag any tickets relevant to inlining/specialisation with
> "Inlining"
> 2. Any newcomers keen to get involved should read the wiki page and
> see if they can tackle one of the tickets there.
> Matt
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