SCC "ab cd"

Isaac Dupree isaacdupree at
Thu May 29 09:07:32 EDT 2008

Serge D. Mechveliani wrote:
> Dear GHC developers,
> ghc-6.8.2  compiles  {-# SCC "ab cd" #-}   as all right.
> And the GHC  candidate of May 27, 2008  reports the error:
>     "spaces are not allowed in SCC". 
> Do you think that this latter has more sense?
> Is not this a matter of the programmer to give string names to SCC 
> points?

see .  Agree or 
disagree.  "it probably never worked" -- Did you ever get any useful 
profiling information when you had spaces in your SCC?  Or did it just 
not work anyway (in which case a sooner error message is probably better)


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