[Haskell-cafe] New in haskell for old-timers?

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 17:57:44 CEST 2012

On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 10:33, Mats Rauhala <mats.rauhala at gmail.com> wrote:

> I didn't realize asking how long it's been for him, but he mentioned
> about new fronts in optimizing compilers and specifically mentioned a
> compiler that could compile to legible C. I've been following Haskell

only for a couple of years, so my intuition tells me that he means
> `-fvia-c`, and I mentioned to him that it's about to be deprecated and
> replaced with the llvm back-end. I also mentioned hackage, but he hadn't
> heard of it.

The legible C thing is probably jhc ( http://repetae.net/computer/jhc/ ).
 It's GHC's *illegible* registerized C that is being phased out; the
slightly-more-legible ANSI C mode used for porting is staying, though.

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at gmail.com
wandering unix systems administrator (available)     (412) 475-9364 vm/sms
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/haskell-cafe/attachments/20120330/883014e4/attachment.htm>

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list