network: Low-level networking interface

[ bsd3, library, network ] [ Propose Tags ]
Versions 2.0,,,, 2.2.1,,,,,,,,,,, 2.2.3,, 2.3,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Dependencies base (>=4.6 && <5), bytestring (<0.11), unix (>=2) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Maintainer Kazu Yamamoto, Evan Borden
Revised Revision 1 made by dukerutledge at Wed Jan 10 19:57:11 UTC 2018
Category Network
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Uploaded by dukerutledge at Wed Jan 10 19:49:26 UTC 2018
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This package provides a low-level networking interface.

In network-2.6 the Network.URI module was split off into its own package, network-uri-2.6. If you're using the Network.URI module you can automatically get it from the right package by adding this to your .cabal file:

flag network-uri
  description: Get Network.URI from the network-uri package
  default: True

  -- ...
  if flag(network-uri)
    build-depends: network-uri >= 2.6, network >= 2.6
    build-depends: network-uri < 2.6, network < 2.6

That is, get the module from either network < 2.6 or from network-uri >= 2.6.

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To build this package using Cabal directly from git, you must run autoreconf before the usual Cabal build steps (configure/build/install). autoreconf is included in the GNU Autoconf tools. There is no need to run the configure script: the setup configure step will do this for you.

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network's GHC policy supports 3 stable versions. The current stable version and two previous stable versions are supported.

Hugs, JHC, UHC

network does not officially support these compilers.