[Haskell-cafe] castIOUArray and hPutArray redux
midfield at gmail.com
Fri May 2 21:39:41 EDT 2008
i assume you're asking about benefits with respect to serialization?
other than some performance hacks, probably none. there was no good
reason for me to use hPutArray and the like, i just saw them in the
API docs and decided to try them out -- and got burned! Data.Binary
has worked great for me so far.
take care, ben
On 5/2/08, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> > hi haskellers,
> > have the issues with castIOUArray (and thus hGetArray, hPutArray) in
> > Data.Array.IO discussed below been resolved?
> > http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/libraries/2003-January/thread.html
> > here is a (trivial) program which has rather unexpected behavior.
> > (i'm switching to Data.Binary in the meantime.)
> Could you clarify what benefit the low level direct array IO has over Data.Binary?
> -- Don (thinking about how to best do IO for a new arrays library)
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