[Haskell-cafe] Caching functions compiled with llvm-hs

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Sun Jul 12 10:32:27 UTC 2020

On Sun, 12 Jul 2020, Tom Westerhout wrote:

> On 11/07/2020, Georgi Lyubenov <godzbanebane at gmail.com> wrote:

>> Is there something wrong with your idea? (other than ideological issues 
>> with unsafePerformIO - I guess then the standard approach would be to 
>> use some State holding your compiled functions or a Reader over an MVar 
>> holding your compiled functions)
> The part that feels wrong here is that one has to create a new Module
> for every single function. I always thought of LLVM Modules as kind of
> compilation units.

Right. Your module can contain multiple functions and they are compiled 
and optimized together by LLVM. But if you want to cache every single 
function then a one-function-module is fine.

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