Inlining Wiki Page

Matthew Pickering matthewtpickering at
Wed Jan 11 21:53:37 UTC 2017

Very good Tim!

There are always people more knowledgable than me in #ghc on freenode.

I apologise if it is harder than I anticipated!


On Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 9:01 PM, Tim McGilchrist <timmcgil at> wrote:
> 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?
> Cheers,
> Tim
> On Thursday, 4 August 2016, Matthew Pickering <matthewtpickering at>
> wrote:
>> 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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