stm-io-hooks: Launch your IO-actions from within the STM monad

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Dependencies array (>= && <1), base (>=4.7 && <5), mtl (>=2.2.2 && <3), stm (>=2.2 && <3) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright Peter Robinson 2009-2019, Chris Kuklewicz 2006
Author Peter Robinson
Category Concurrency
Uploaded by PeterRobinson at 2019-10-27T16:15:02Z
Distributions NixOS:1.1.2
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This library provides a Software Transactional Memory (STM) monad with commit and retry IO hooks. A retry-action is run (at least once) if the transaction retries, while comm it-actions are executed iff the transaction commits. The AdvSTM monad also gives some atomicity guarantees for commit-actions:

  • When a TVar is modified in a transaction and this transaction commits, the update remains invisible to other threads until the corresponding onCommit action is run.

  • If the onCommit action throws an exception, the original values of the modified TVars are restored.

Note: The package can be used as a drop-in replacement for 'Control.Concurrent.STM'.