Objections to runAtomically

Alastair Reid alastair at reid-consulting-uk.ltd.uk
Thu Oct 17 11:33:07 EDT 2002

> However we don't really need to discuss this anyway, since I don't
> think either runAtomically or atomicallyModifyIORef need to be in
> the FFI standard.  I'm quite happy to leave this open.

As usual, I disagree.  I think the FFI spec would be incomplete if it
provided Haskell finalizers but no mechanism to write them safely.


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