[Haskell-cafe] Building "production stable" software in Haskell

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Wed Sep 12 16:55:37 EDT 2007

> Thanks for all the info.
> It's really good news that code coverage is now part of the GHC compiler!
> Any more info on that "deep seq"? I can't find it in the libraries that come
> with GHC 6.6.1. It seems to be part of Control.Strategies.DeepSeq of HXT.
> This is a separate download?
> Intuitively, I would say "deep seq" forces strict evaluation of the complete
> "graph" of its first argument? Is this correct?

Yep, that's it. Its rarely needed, but exists if you want it (its easy
to define on your own too).

-- Don

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