[Haskell-cafe] Haskell RPC
Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Fri May 26 10:51:44 EDT 2006
"S. Alexander Jacobson" <alex at alexjacobson.com> wrote:
> Given that we have no easy way to serialize thunks, the whole RPC
> approach just seems wrong for Haskell.
Tom Shackell is developing a simple bytecode reflection API to be
implemented in the yhc compiler. This will allow the transmission of
arbitrary function code across the network for execution on a remote
machine, with the results fed back to the calling machine.
encodeF :: (a->b) -> Bytecode (a->b)
dynload :: Bytecode (a->b) -> (a->b)
Work in progress... There are doubtless lots of security issues here,
not least type safety....
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