How do you stop functions being inlined?

Manuel M. T. Chakravarty [email protected]
Sun, 19 Aug 2001 23:38:52 +1000


"Simon Peyton-Jones" <[email protected]> wrote,

> | I think in the light of the current situation, it would be 
> | better if the Haskell standard for pragmas were changed to specify:
> | (1) NOTINLINE is a synonym for NOINLINE.
> | (2) Case in the first word of a pragma is ignored (which 
> | everyone seems to
> |     be assuming but isn't specified anywhere).
> | (3) Perhaps also SPECIALISE as a synonym for SPECIALIZE, like 
> | GHC. It does seem to me particularly important that we should 
> | standardise pragmas as much as possible, given that pragmas 
> | not recognised get ignored.
> 
> OK.  For the Haskell 98 report I propose
> 
> 1.  Change "notInline" to "NOINLINE".
> 2.  Change "specialize" to "SPECIALIZE"
> 3.  Delete E.3 (optimize pragma) altogether

Excellent plan.

Manuel