Looking for a recent error reporting change
cdsmith at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 13:33:13 UTC 2020
My reason for sticking with 8.6.5 is that I don't yet trust GHCJS with
later GHC versions. Thanks everyone for the pointers and suggestions.
I'll look further into this when I have more time. (Alas, it's not my
full-time job, so that's probably not until the weekend.)
On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 5:11 AM Simon Peyton Jones <simonpj at microsoft.com>
> Is there a reason you want to stick with 8.6.5?
> One way to find what you want is to use git-bisect to find the commit that
> made the change. I think various people have automated setups for this.
> *From:* ghc-devs <ghc-devs-bounces at haskell.org> *On Behalf Of *Chris Smith
> *Sent:* 14 June 2020 14:43
> *To:* ghc-devs at haskell.org
> *Subject:* Looking for a recent error reporting change
> Hi. In GHC 8.6.5, if I compile a main module that both fails to define
> `main` and also contains other errors, the other errors are not reported
> because GHC aborts after realizing that there is no `main`. In GHC 8.10.1,
> all errors are reported. I'm looking for where this change was made, in
> the hopes that it's easy to backport to a local branch of GHC 8.6.5. Does
> anyone know off-hand?
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