[Haskell-cafe] When does the UNPACK pragma work?

Daniel Fischer daniel.is.fischer at googlemail.com
Fri Oct 28 12:32:11 CEST 2011

On Friday 28 October 2011, 11:57:54, Eugene Kirpichov wrote:
> Another question: Can I unpack some fields in a record and not unpack
> others?

Yes, no problem with that. 

> Does their order matter then?

In what way? The order of the fields in the definition of the type will 
determine the order in which the components (pointers/unpacked values) 
appear in the constructor. That may influence performance, but I wouldn't 
expect a significant difference.

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