The async package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

This package provides a higher-level interface over threads, in which an Async a is a concurrent thread that will eventually deliver a value of type a. The package provides ways to create Async computations, wait for their results, and cancel them.

Using Async is safer than using threads in two ways:

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Versions1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.0.0.0, 2.0.1.0, 2.0.1.1, 2.0.1.2, 2.0.1.3, 2.0.1.4, 2.0.1.5, 2.0.1.6, 2.0.2, 2.1.0
Change logchangelog.md
Dependenciesbase (>=4.3 && <4.10), stm (>=2.2 && <2.5) [details]
LicenseBSD3
Copyright(c) Simon Marlow 2012
AuthorSimon Marlow
MaintainerSimon Marlow <marlowsd@gmail.com>
CategoryConcurrency
Home pagehttps://github.com/simonmar/async
Bug trackerhttps://github.com/simonmar/async/issues
Source repositoryhead: git clone https://github.com/simonmar/async.git
UploadedTue Jan 5 16:44:15 UTC 2016 by SimonMarlow
DistributionsArch:2.1.0, Debian:2.0.2, Fedora:2.0.1.5, FreeBSD:2.0.2, LTSHaskell:2.1.0, NixOS:2.1.0, Stackage:2.1.0
Downloads90107 total (38 in last 30 days)
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StatusDocs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2016-03-16 [all 1 reports]

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