[Haskell-cafe] GHC core packages: same core?

Dimitry Golubovsky golubovsky at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 17:38:39 EDT 2009


Thanks for the explanation. So, the extcore library is expected to
match the spec in
http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/6.10.4/html/ext-core/core.pdf and the
core itself can be produced with -fext-core, correct? I think it might
be interesting for people working on alternative backends (inlcuding

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 4:53 PM, Max Bolingbroke
<batterseapower at hotmail.com> wrote:
> extcore is a library that parses "external" Core, which is an
> alternative format intended to be stable and hence a suitable target
> for consumption by non-GHC tooling. You can have GHC output external
> core instead of machine code / C. I don't believe this is widely used
> yet.

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