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From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] menhir
On Saturday 28 April 2007 20:47, Markus Mottl wrote:
> I think it wouldn't be difficult to update the compiler to use more
> efficient data structures, but it would certainly be a hell lot of
> work...

I've had a quick look at this before. Some of our compiler compilers were 
causing ocamlopt to stack overflow and the problem turned out to be a pair of 
mutually recursive functions in different modules of the type checkers that 
were not tail recursive. I couldn't see an easy solution without rewriting 
the whole thing in CPS.

Perhaps a program to convert OCaml code into CPS style would be useful?

-- 
Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
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