The deepseq package
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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.
|Versions||220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124|
|Dependencies||array (>=0.3 && <0.6), base (>=4.3 && <4.9), ghc-prim (==0.2.*) [details]|
|Source repository||head: git clone https://github.com/haskell/deepseq.git|
|Uploaded||Sat Aug 22 08:38:17 UTC 2015 by HerbertValerioRiedel|
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