Dealing with configuration data
Hal Daume III
Thu, 26 Sep 2002 07:46:51 -0700 (PDT)
> getConfig :: Configuration
> getConfig = unsafePerformIO $
> do ...read configuration from file...
> return configuration
> (*) Actually, a Haskell compiler is free to inline these
> kind of expressions, so really one has to give a
> NOINLINE pragma to the compiler as well.
I'd always avoided this type of thing precisely because of the inline
issue, which I don't think my version is in danger of. That's just me,