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 && <4.10), ghc-prim (>=0.2 && <0.3) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
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Maintainer libraries@haskell.org
Category Control
Bug tracker https://github.com/haskell/deepseq/issues
Source repo head: git clone https://github.com/haskell/deepseq.git
Uploaded by HerbertValerioRiedel at 2016-04-20T13:05:56Z
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