async: Run IO operations asynchronously and wait for their results

[ bsd3, concurrency, library ] [ Propose Tags ]

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, 2.0.0.0, 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, 2.1.1, 2.1.1.1, 2.2.1
Dependencies base (>=4.3 && <4.7), stm (>=2.2 && <2.5) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright (c) Simon Marlow 2012
Author Simon Marlow
Maintainer Simon Marlow <marlowsd@gmail.com>
Category Concurrency
Home page https://github.com/simonmar/async
Bug tracker https://github.com/simonmar/async/issues
Source repo head: git clone https://github.com/simonmar/async.git
Uploaded by SimonMarlow at Tue Sep 11 07:59:38 UTC 2012
Distributions Arch:2.2.1, Debian:2.0.2, Fedora:2.1.1.1, FreeBSD:2.0.2, LTSHaskell:2.2.1, NixOS:2.2.1, Stackage:2.2.1, openSUSE:2.2.1
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