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 [@AUTHOR@]	Dr. Alistair Ward


	* Provides impure functions to print & return the specified value.

	* The pure interfaces permit calls from outside the /IO-monad/.

 [@TODO@]	Review function-names.

module ToolShed.Unsafe(
-- * Functions
) where

import qualified	System.IO
import qualified	System.IO.Unsafe

{-# NOINLINE print' #-}
-- | A transparent print-function, for use in debugging.
print' :: Show s
	=> s	-- ^ Arbitrary polymorphic input-data.
	-> s	-- ^ Output (identical to input).
print'	= System.IO.Unsafe.unsafePerformIO . f	where
	f :: Show s => s -> IO s
	f x	= System.IO.hPrint System.IO.stderr x	>> return {-to IO-monad-} x

{-# NOINLINE printShow #-}
-- | A transparent print-function, which prepends the specified label, for use in debugging.
printShow :: Show s
	=> String	-- ^ The label to be printed before the value of the input data.
	-> s		-- ^ Arbitrary polymorphic input-data.
	-> s		-- ^ Output (identical to input).
printShow label	= System.IO.Unsafe.unsafePerformIO . f label	where
	f :: Show s => String -> s -> IO s
	f s x	= System.IO.hPutStrLn System.IO.stderr (s ++ show x)	>> return {-to IO-monad-} x