The Death of Finalizers

Simon Peyton-Jones simonpj at
Tue Oct 22 05:01:29 EDT 2002

| In the meantime, I'm glad we have got a new function
|    atomicModifyIORef
| which I for one will use, when it gets into GHC's regular release.

Just before this gets out of the door... any chance of calling it


and documenting that it's atomic?  Sometimes names can get too long!

Not a big deal though.


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