cautious-file: Ways to write a file cautiously, to reduce the chances of problems such as data loss due to crashes or power failures

[ bsd3, library, system ] [ Propose Tags ]

On non-Windows systems, posix-specific functions are used to reduce the chance of data loss further

Versions [faq] 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.1.3, 0.1.4, 0.1.5, 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2
Dependencies base (==4.*), bytestring (>=0.9 && <0.11), directory (>=1.1 && <1.4), filepath (>=1.2 && <1.5), unix [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright Copyright (C) Robin Green 2009, 2011
Author Robin Green
Maintainer Robin Green <>
Revised Revision 2 made by HerbertValerioRiedel at Mon May 21 14:47:53 UTC 2018
Category System
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Source repo head: darcs get
Uploaded by RobinGreen at Tue Jan 1 21:35:07 UTC 2013
Distributions Debian:1.0.2, Fedora:1.0.2, NixOS:1.0.2
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Use POSIX-specific features


Use -f <flag> to enable a flag, or -f -<flag> to disable that flag. More info


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