TTG: Handling Source Locations
sh.najd at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 13:10:19 UTC 2019
* "About the latter, until #15247 is fixed" ---> "About the latter,
until #15884 is fixed"
On Wed, 13 Feb 2019 at 14:00, Shayan Najd <sh.najd at gmail.com> wrote:
> >is there any plan to get rid of all those panics?
> There are two sorts of panics related to TTG: the ones due to #15247
> (i.e. unused extension constructors), and the ones due to #15884 (i.e.
> issues with view patterns).
> About the former, I believe we all agree. Moreover, using Solution A
> discussed above, there will be way less unused extension constructors
> anyway: HsSyn types will use their extension constructors for the
> location wrapper constructor.
> About the latter, until #15247 is fixed, we can do rewrites as Ryan
> suggests. Hopefully, there will also be less of such panics around
> after making the code idiomatic to match Solution A discussed above.
> On Wed, 13 Feb 2019 at 12:07, Ryan Scott <ryan.gl.scott at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yes, I agree. This will require sprinkling the codebase with EmptyCase due to , but that's still a sight better than calling `panic`. After GHC 8.10 is released (and the minimum version of GHC that HEAD supports is 8.8), we can even remove these empty cases by making the empty data type fields strict (see ).
> > Ryan S.
> > -----
> >  https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/15247#comment:4
> >  https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/15305
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