deepseq: Deep evaluation of data structures

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This package provides methods for fully evaluating data structures ("deep evaluation"). Deep evaluation is often used for adding strictness to a program, e.g. in order to force pending exceptions, remove space leaks, or force lazy I/O to happen. It is also useful in parallel programs, to ensure pending work does not migrate to the wrong thread.

The primary use of this package is via the deepseq function, a "deep" version of seq. It is implemented on top of an NFData typeclass ("Normal Form Data", data structures with no unevaluated components) which defines strategies for fully evaluating different data types.

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Dependencies array (>=0.3 && <0.6), base (==4.3.* || >=4.5 && <4.9), ghc-prim (>=0.2 && <0.4) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Revised Revision 1 made by HerbertValerioRiedel at Sat Aug 22 09:51:29 UTC 2015
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Uploaded by HerbertValerioRiedel at Tue Mar 17 11:12:41 UTC 2015
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2015-03-17 [all 1 reports]
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