async: Run IO operations asynchronously and wait for their results

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This package provides a higher-level interface over threads, in which an Async a is a concurrent thread that will eventually deliver a value of type a. The package provides ways to create Async computations, wait for their results, and cancel them.

Using Async is safer than using threads in two ways:


Versions1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4,,,,,,,,, 2.0.2, 2.1.0, 2.1.1,, 2.2.1, 2.2.1, 2.2.2
Dependenciesasync, base (>=4.3 && <4.12), hashable (>= && <1.3), stm (>=2.2 && <2.5) [details]
Copyright(c) Simon Marlow 2012
AuthorSimon Marlow
MaintainerSimon Marlow <>
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Executablesrace, conccancel, concasync
UploadedSun Feb 4 16:37:52 UTC 2018 by SimonMarlow





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