[Haskell-cafe] GHC 6.7 on Windows / containers-0.1 package?

Stefan O'Rear stefanor at cox.net
Fri Sep 21 17:15:07 EDT 2007

On Fri, Sep 21, 2007 at 05:40:59PM -0300, Felipe Almeida Lessa wrote:
> On 9/21/07, Peter Verswyvelen <bf3 at telenet.be> wrote:
> >  Since I'm used to write heavily multi-threaded/multi-core code in
> > imperative languages, I would like to understand more about the existing
> > execution models, and those "black holes"... Understanding the low-level
> > details helps a lot for me.
> I think you want to know about the STG, the Spineless Tagless
> G-Machine. If I'm correct, that's how GHC works behind the scenes.

STG is a very pretty island, but it's just that - an island.  If you
want to see the Big Picture, I can only recommend SPJ's 1987 (except for
the optimization section, almost everything is still true) book:


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