storable-complex: Storable instance for Complex

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Provides a Storable instance for Complex which is binary compatible with C99, C++ and Fortran complex data types.

The only purpose of this package is to provide a standard location for this instance so that other packages needing this instance can play nicely together.

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Versions [faq] 0.1, 0.2, 0.2.1, 0.2.2,
Dependencies base (>=4 && <200), base-orphans (>=0.3.2) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Author Jed Brown <>
Maintainer Carter Schonwald <>
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Uploaded by CarterSchonwald at Mon Nov 5 17:46:01 UTC 2018
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what is storable-complex?

historically, Complex a didn't have a storable instance in base, and thus storable-complex was born!

when might i use this package?

you're using an older ghc/version of base AND calling out to some C or fortran codes around complex numbers. You might find yourself needing this then!

when might i regret using this?

if you're writing your own orphan instances instead of using base-orphans, you might have a bad day, use base-orphans (and storable-complex) instead!