redis-hs: A simple Redis library for Haskell

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This package provides access to Redis stores using Data.ByteString.UTF8 for consistent handling of UTF8 encoding. The function set is almost complete.

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Versions [faq] 0.0.7, 0.0.8, 0.0.9, 0.0.10, 0.0.11, 0.0.12, 0.0.13, 0.1.0, 0.1.1, 0.1.2
Dependencies base (==4.*), bytestring (>=0.9), network (>=2.3), utf8-string (>=0.3.5) [details]
License MIT
Author Will Langstroth <>
Maintainer Will Langstroth <>
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Uploaded by WillLangstroth at 2010-12-18T01:54:04Z
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Readme for redis-hs-0.1.2

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A simple Redis driver in Haskell using Data.ByteString.UTF8 for consistent UTF8 handling.


cabal install redis-hs


Make sure to include


and try the following:

con <- connect localhost defaultPort
_ <- select con 0
_ <- itemSet con "greek" "ἐστίν"
tester <- itemGet con "greek"
putStrLn $ unwrapReply tester

If you need to see the details of the response, replace unwrapReply with show.


Much of the code in this library is inspired by the work of Anders Conbere and Alexander Bogdanov (author of the redis library on Hackage).