The bytestring-plain package

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More compact representation for strict ByteStrings avoiding the overhead and indirection caused by ForeignPtr.

This representation is useful to reduce the incurred memory overhead when operating with many small, long-lived, distinct byte strings (such as keys for containers).

See documentation in Data.ByteString.Plain for more details about this representation.

As an alternative, recent bytestring versions provide Data.ByteString.Short which has a similiar overhead but uses unpinned memory instead (and thus requires an additional string data copy in contrast to Data.ByteString.Plain which allows to share the string data with the associated Data.ByteString value).


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Dependencies base (>=4.6 && <4.12), bytestring (==0.10.*), deepseq (>=1.2 && <1.5), ghc-prim (>=0.3 && <0.6), hashable (>=1.1.1 && <1.3) [details]
License BSD3
Copyright (c) 2013 Herbert Valerio Riedel
Author Herbert Valerio Riedel
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Uploaded Mon Sep 7 21:16:00 UTC 2015 by HerbertValerioRiedel
Updated Wed Feb 21 10:38:33 UTC 2018 by HerbertValerioRiedel to revision 2   [What is this?]
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