The bits-atomic package

[Tags:bsd3, library]

Atomic operations including CAS (compare-and-swap), lock and fetch & add suitable for low-level shared-memory synchronization.

The implementation is using GCC's builtin atomic operations in C wrappers called through the FFI.

Testing: The following commands can be used to compile and run the test suite:

 cabal unpack bits-atomic && cd bits-atomic-* # if not yet locally available
 cabal configure -ftest
 cabal build
 cabal test


Versions 0.1.0, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.1.3
Dependencies base (>=4 && <6), HUnit, QuickCheck, test-framework, test-framework-hunit, test-framework-quickcheck2 [details]
License BSD3
Author Gabriel Wicke <>
Maintainer Gabriel Wicke <>
Stability experimental
Category Data, Concurrency, Foreign
Source repository head: hg clone
Uploaded Mon Aug 30 09:48:44 UTC 2010 by GabrielWicke
Distributions FreeBSD:0.1.3, NixOS:0.1.3
Downloads 3536 total (16 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs uploaded by user [build log]
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