The cereal package

[ Tags: bsd3, data, library, parsing ] [ Propose Tags ]

A binary serialization library, similar to binary, that introduces an isolate primitive for parser isolation, and replaces the asynchronous errors with a user-handleable Either type. Similar to binary in performance, but uses a strict ByteString instead of a lazy ByteString, thus restricting it to operating on finite inputs.


Versions 0.1, 0.2,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Dependencies array, base (<3.0 || >=4 && <4.6), bytestring, containers, ghc-prim (>=0.2) [details]
License BSD3
Author Lennart Kolmodin <>, Galois Inc., Lemmih <>, Bas van Dijk <>
Maintainer Trevor Elliott <>
Category Data, Parsing
Source repo head: git clone git://
Uploaded Sat Jan 14 00:48:09 UTC 2012 by TrevorElliott
Updated Tue Jan 13 22:30:06 UTC 2015 by HerbertValerioRiedel to revision 1   [What is this?]
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