The safer-file-handles package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

This package adds two safety features on top of the regular System.IO file handles and operations:

The primary technique used in this package is called "Lightweight monadic regions" which was invented by Oleg Kiselyov and Chung-chieh Shan. See:

This technique is implemented in the regions package which is re-exported from safer-file-handles.

See the safer-file-handles-examples package for examples how to use this package:

darcs get


Versions0.1, 0.2,, 0.3,, 0.4, 0.5, 0.6, 0.6.1, 0.7, 0.8, 0.9, 0.10,, 0.11
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Dependenciesbase (>=4 && <4.3), base-unicode-symbols (>=0.1.1 && <0.3), bytestring (==0.9.*), explicit-iomodes (==0.3.*), MonadCatchIO-transformers (==0.2.*), regions (==0.5.*), transformers (==0.2.*) [details]
Copyright2010 Bas van Dijk
AuthorBas van Dijk
MaintainerBas van Dijk <>
CategorySystem, Monadic Regions
Source repositoryhead: darcs get
UploadedSun May 2 20:28:22 UTC 2010 by BasVanDijk
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