The Evil Mangler
davidterei at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 02:07:41 CET 2012
On 16 January 2012 16:47, Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr at integrable-solutions.net> wrote:
> The commentary on available backends
> moans about the Evil Mangler. The wiki page for the latter
> says GHC no longer as an evil mangler. If this is indeed the case, then
> shouldn't the backend page be updated?
Yes. Feel free to do so. The commentary is sadly not that accurate at
times as it is often outdated.
> A related question: what is the
> state the C code generator? Is it deprecated as the backend page seems
> to suggest when the Evil Mangler goes away?
It is. It isn't included with GHC anymore in a standard (registerised)
build. It is still supported when GHC is built in unregisterised mode
for porting purposes.
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