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: * When waiting for a thread to return a result, if the thread dies with an exception then the caller must either re-throw the exception ('wait') or handle it ('waitCatch'); the exception cannot be ignored. * The API makes it possible to build a tree of threads that are automatically killed when their parent dies (see 'withAsync').

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Package list change for ghc-async: 'SHADOWBUILD-KH-f23-build' (ppc)

Details 2 days ago - 2015-07-30 23:31:37

karsten's ghc-async- completed (ppc)

Details 2 days ago - 2015-07-30 14:13:19

karsten's ghc-async- started building (ppc)

Details 2 days ago - 2015-07-30 14:09:42

karsten's ghc-async- failed to build (ppc)

Details 3 days ago - 2015-07-30 07:26:24

karsten's ghc-async- started building (ppc)

Details 3 days ago - 2015-07-30 07:24:57

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