[Haskell-cafe] Re: How many "Haskell Engineer I/II/III"s are there?

John Van Enk vanenkj at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 15:23:26 EST 2010

I'll definitely take a closer look.

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 1:09 PM, John Meacham <john at repetae.net> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 06:57:48PM +0100, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> > John Van Enk schrieb:
> > > I need to be able to swap out the RTS. The place I want to stick
> Haskell
> > > absolutely needs its own custom RTS, and currently, I don't think it's
> > > all that easy or clean to do that.
> > >
> > > Am I wrong? Are there resources describing how to do this already?
> >
> > As far as I know JHC is intended to work without an RTS.
> It is more that the RTS is generated as a part of the normal code
> generation process, this is done by implementing as much as possible in
> haskell itself, jhc has a very rich set of unboxed primitives, making it
> as expressible as c-- for the most part, for the bits of C I do need, I
> try to make them conditionally compilable, so parts that arn't used will
> not be included. all in all, the overhead is ~= 1k or so. A side effect
> is that jhc is very lightly coupled to any particular RTS, so
> experimenting with alternate ones is pretty straigtforward.
>        John
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