[Haskell-cafe] Problems with strictness analysis?

Patai Gergely patai_gergely at fastmail.fm
Fri Nov 7 01:11:19 EST 2008

> I tried your example in GHC 6.10 and isum appears to work fine.
> The type of 10000000 gets defaulted to Integer, a specialized version
> of isum for Integer is then created, the strictness analyzer
> determines that isum is strict in s, and the code generator produces a
> loop.  (If you want to look at the assembly code, it's easier if you
> make the type Int.)
Thanks for checking it. I'll be curious to see any improvements the new
version brings, but this sounds promising already.


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