[Haskell-cafe] GHC 8.0.1 Compile time regression + Trac ticket privileges

Michael Burge michaelburge at pobox.com
Thu May 26 18:17:37 UTC 2016

Hello Aditya,

There is a 'ghc-devs at haskell.org' mailing list that might be better for
this question. I'm sure they'd be interested if you gave them a concrete
test case for this.

On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 10:37 AM, aditya siram <aditya.siram at gmail.com>

> Did I post this to the wrong list?
> On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 7:36 AM, aditya siram <aditya.siram at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> [x-post from Reddit reply]
>> Thanks so much for all the hard work!
>> Unfortunately I have a compile time performance regression to report on
>> my FLTKHS <https://github.com/deech/fltkhs> library. I also don't have a
>> minimal example. There is a demo that took about 15 seconds compile and
>> link in 7.10.3, but with no changes now takes over a minute in 8.0.1. I've
>> reproduced this across machines and operating systems.
>> Since there was interest expressed in using this example as a benchmark
>> if any GHC devs are still willing to help, I'm willing to walk them through
>> getting the library set up etc. It's not a long process. The tip of my
>> Github branch has been updated to build with GHC 8.0.1.
>> I made myself a Trac account but apparently I don't have Ticket
>> privileges so it won't let me create one. My username is 'deech'.
>> Thanks!
>> -deech
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