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:

Changes in 2.0.1.5:

Changes in 2.0.1.4:

Changes in 2.0.1.3:

Changes in 2.0.1.2:

Changes in 2.0.1.1:

Changes in 2.0.1.0:


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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
Dependenciesbase (>=4.3 && <4.8), stm (>=2.2 && <2.5)
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
Upload dateMon Dec 16 07:50:45 UTC 2013
Uploaded bySimonMarlow
DistributionsDebian:2.0.1.5, Fedora:2.0.1.4, FreeBSD:2.0.1.4, NixOS:2.0.1.5
Downloads44683 total (8956 in last 30 days)

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