duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 7 06:44:58 EDT 2005
On Tue, 2005-06-07 at 10:52 +0100, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> There is definitely a performance bug somewhere in GHC, and we're
> collecting cases that show it up. It'd be ideal if you, or someone
> else, could snip out a standalone module or two that demonstrates the
> problem, rather than all of WASH. If not, we'll try to tackle it
I've got a happy grammar that takes ghc many minutes and hundreds of Mb
to typecheck if I leave off the types for all the productions.
If I add types for all the productions it's pretty quick and uses very
But I think this is a known issue (it's mentioned in the happy manual)
and not the one you were interested in. Am I right?
I was just suprised that it is such a dramatic effect!
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