"Stricts _"

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Tue Jul 13 10:16:39 EDT 2004

On 13 July 2004 15:02, Peter Simons wrote:

> ghci-6.3 (from CVS) shows me strictness information when I
> request :info for a data type, like:
>     [...] Send Mailbox   Stricts: _ [...]
> I have no idea how to read that output, and it doesn't seem
> to be documented in the manual either. Does the underscore
> signify that (in the example above) Mailbox is a strict
> value? Or is it the opposite?
> Sorry if this is a dumb question, but I simply don't know
> it. :-)

I don't think :info is working properly in the HEAD right now.  It's
something we need to fix before 6.4.  I suggest just ignoring the
spurious output for now.


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