[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: storable-endian

Peter Simons simons at cryp.to
Fri Dec 24 15:42:08 CET 2010

Hi guys,

 >> You could use ADNS.Endian.endian from package hsdns in your Setup.hs
 >> to define endianness at compile time.
 > Cool, it's already there! However I would not recommend to let a
 > low-level library depend on a higher-level one. I think it would be
 > cleaner to move the ADNS.Endian module to storable-endian package or
 > even to a separate package.

yes, I agree. hsdns should re-use storable-endian, not the other way round.
The API offered by storable-endian is rather similar to the functions hsdns
currently uses internally, so it should be fairly straightforward to adapt.

Take care,

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