2009/2/18 Max Bolingbroke <batterseapo...@hotmail.com>: > Yes - GHC wants to share the work of (maxBound-x)`div`10 between > several partial applications of "digit". This is usually a good idea, > but in this case it sucks because it's resulted in a massively > increased arity. IMHO GHC should fix this by: > * Marking divInt# INLINE in the base library. This would result in > your code would just containing uses of quotInt# > * Making some operations cheap even if they may fail > (PrimOp.primpOpIsCheap should change). Though this might mean that we > turn non-terminating programs into terminating ones (such operations > get pushed inside lambdas) but this is consistent with our treatment > of lambdas generally.
Just to let you know - I've filed a bug (#3034 http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/3034) about this issue. I've taken the liberty of adding you to the CC list so you can keep track of the problem. Cheers, Max _______________________________________________ Glasgow-haskell-users mailing list Glasgowemail@example.com http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/glasgow-haskell-users