bool8: Alternative Bool type stored as byte

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The standard Bool type has a Storable instance that requires the size of HTYPE_INT, i.e. usually four bytes or even more. This package provides Bool8, a boolean type with an 8 bit representation in memory. It is not a drop-in replacement for Bool though. You have to convert from or to Bool occasionally.

Starting with GHC-8.2/base-4.10 you also have Foreign.C.Types.CBool.

Versions 0.0, 0.0.1, 0.0.1.1
Dependencies base (>=3 && <5) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Author Henning Thielemann
Maintainer haskell@henning-thielemann.de
Category Foreign
Source repo this: darcs get http://hub.darcs.net/thielema/bool8 --tag 0.0.1.1
head: darcs get http://hub.darcs.net/thielema/bool8
Uploaded by HenningThielemann at Tue Oct 17 09:13:05 UTC 2017
Distributions NixOS:0.0.1.1
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Last success reported on 2017-10-17 [all 1 reports]
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