[Haskell-cafe] Using GHC API to compile Haskell sources to CORE and CORE to binary
david.feuer at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 03:53:01 UTC 2015
I can't answer all those questions, but I believe CoreSynType is the
AST representing Core.
On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 10:12 PM, Wojciech Danilo
<wojciech.danilo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello David, thank you for your response! :)
> I've got few questions regarding it:
> 1) Does it mean there are no datatypes dedicated to "a core language" ?
> 2) All passes are transforming AST -> AST? If so, what does the function
> `compileToCoreModule` does?
> 3) Additional - is there any subset of the AST that we can call "CORE" ?
> 4) Do all the documentation (like this one:
> should be considered obsolete?
> All the best,
> Wed Jan 28 2015 at 3:55:12 AM użytkownik David Feuer <david.feuer at gmail.com>
>> There used to be an external representation of core intended to be
>> used for such things. It was recently removed because it had gotten
>> stale and no one wanted to take responsibility for maintaining it. So
>> at the moment, Core is really just an AST, not a proper language, and
>> you'll have to hack GHC if you want to inject it.
>> On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 6:10 PM, Wojciech Danilo
>> <wojciech.danilo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hello All! :)
>> > Recently I've came across a problem and hopefully you could help me with
>> > it.
>> > Basically I and some people here are running a startup and we have
>> > created a
>> > language for processing images. This language has 2 interchangeable
>> > representations - textual and visual, dataflow one.
>> > Right now we are compiling it to haskell sources, but we want to move
>> > over
>> > GHC CORE. Getting into GHC has a high learning curve, as far as we see,
>> > and
>> > we would be very thankfull for any help with a minimal working example
>> > of
>> > compiling haskell sources to CORE and then CORE to binaries. I've posted
>> > couple days ago a detailed question on StackOverflow, here:
>> > http://stackoverflow.com/questions/28059669/using-ghc-api-to-compile-haskell-sources-to-core-and-core-to-binary
>> > I would be very thankful for any help or hints!
>> > All the best,
>> > Wojciech
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