[Haskell-cafe] ANN: The Herbie GHC Plugin

Edward Kmett ekmett at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 19:08:12 UTC 2015

In this case the primary concern would be that Herbie really needs to have
an install of racket as well to do its job right. Between that and a
database, there are a lot of things that aren't usually involved in a
normal GHC install.


On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 2:08 PM, Elliot Cameron <
elliot.cameron at covenanteyes.com> wrote:

> Does GHC HQ consider the possibility of embedding/shipping plugins like
> this with normal releases?
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> Edward Kmett <ekmett at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, September 22, 2015 1:39 PM
> *To:* mike at izbicki.me
> *Cc:* Haskell Cafe
> *Subject:* Re: [Haskell-cafe] ANN: The Herbie GHC Plugin
> Very nice!
> Now I just need to figure out how to extract the results of these analyses
> and see if I can understand and apply them manually to what libraries of
> mine are affected, so that folks who won't or can't run this plugin can
> derive the benefits.
> -Edward
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 11:17 AM, Mike Izbicki <mike at izbicki.me> wrote:
>> 80% of packages in stackage that contain floating point expressions
>> have numerically unstable expressions.  The Herbie GHC plugin
>> automatically makes these expressions numerically stable.
>> You can find the project on github at:
>> https://github.com/mikeizbicki/HerbiePlugin
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