"Talking" with the compiler

Hans Nikolaus Beck HNBeck at t-online.de
Sun Jan 18 00:39:42 EST 2004


thank you, it's seems very helpful :-))



Am 18.01.2004 um 00:31 schrieb Donald Bruce Stewart:

> HNBeck:
>> Hi,
>> in order to build a programming environement, it would be nice to ask
>> the GHC about symbols etc found in a given Haskell program. I've read
>> that GHC has a interface, which was originally intended to plug in
>> other backends. But I've never found a detailed description or API....
>> Can someone help me ?
> Perhaps you are talking about the external Core interface.  
> Documentation
> for that is here:
> http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/users_guide/ext-core.html
> Also, there are many -ddump-xxx options, that can give you very useful
> information, at any level of the compiler. Info for that is here:
> http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/users_guide/flag- 
> reference.html#AEN6775
> Cheers,
>     Don

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