The concurrent-extra package
The concurrent-extra package offers among other things the following selection of synchronisation primitives:
Broadcast: Wake multiple threads by broadcasting a value.
Event: Wake multiple threads by signalling an event.
Lock: Enforce exclusive access to a resource. Also known as a binary semaphore or mutex. The package additionally provides an alternative that works in the STM monad.
RLock: A lock which can be acquired multiple times by the same thread. Also known as a reentrant mutex.
ReadWriteLock: Multiple-reader, single-writer locks. Used to protect shared resources which may be concurrently read, but only sequentially written.
ReadWriteVar: Concurrent read, sequential write variables.
Please consult the API documentation of the individual modules for more detailed information.
This package was inspired by the concurrency libraries of Java and Python.
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|Dependencies||base (>=3 && <4.6), base-unicode-symbols (>=0.1.1 && <0.3), stm (>=126.96.36.199 && <2.3), unbounded-delays (==0.1.*) [details]|
|Copyright||(c) 2010-2011 Bas van Dijk & Roel van Dijk|
|Author||Bas van Dijk <email@example.com> Roel van Dijk <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Maintainer||Bas van Dijk <email@example.com> Roel van Dijk <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Source repository||head: git clone git://github.com/basvandijk/concurrent-extra.git|
|Uploaded||Sat Dec 24 21:26:03 UTC 2011 by BasVanDijk|
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