The async package

[Tags:bsd3, library, test]

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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Versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4,,,,,,,,, 2.0.2, 2.1.0
Dependencies base (>=4.3 && <4.7), stm (>=2.2 && <2.5) [details]
License BSD3
Copyright (c) Simon Marlow 2012
Author Simon Marlow
Maintainer Simon Marlow <>
Stability Unknown
Category Concurrency
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Uploaded Tue Sep 11 07:59:38 UTC 2012 by SimonMarlow
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