[mercury-users] Seemingly spurious 'some but not all arguments have modes' error.

Simon Taylor staylr at gmail.com
Sun Feb 11 10:45:44 AEDT 2007

On 10-Feb-2007, Julian Fondren <ayrnieu at gmail.com> wrote:
> This error:
>  partialmode.m:026: Error: some but not all arguments have modes:
> command((string :: in), out(pred((list(dummy) :: in), (io :: di), (io
> :: uo)) is det)).
>  partialmode.m:027: Error: clause for predicate `partialmode.command/2'
>  partialmode.m:027:   without preceding `pred' declaration.
>  partialmode.m:027: Inferred :- pred command(string,
> pred((list.list((partialmode.dummy))), (io.state), (io.state))).
>  partialmode.m:027: Error: no mode declaration for predicate
>  partialmode.m:027:   `partialmode.command/2'.
>  partialmode.m:027:   (Use `--infer-modes' to enable mode inference.)
>  partialmode.m:027: Inferred :- mode command(in, out(/* unique 
>  */(pred((ground
>  partialmode.m:027:   >> ground), (unique >> clobbered), (free >> unique)) 
>  is
>  partialmode.m:027:   det))).
> comes from the trailing module.  Using the commented pred/mode
> declarations, it compiles and operates without remark.  The
> first line of the error message seems really strange, in that
> it shows nicely moded arguments.
> % :- pred command(string::in, out(pred(list(dummy)::in, io::di,
> io::uo) is det)) is semidet.

This should be:
:- pred command(string::in,
		pred(list_dummy, io, io)::out(pred(in, di, uo) is det))
		is semidet.

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