[Haskell-cafe] GHC.Ptr, Foreign.Storable, Data.Storable.Endian, looking for good examples of usage
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Tue Jan 11 17:22:20 CET 2011
On 11 January 2011 00:02, Antoine Latter <aslatter at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 5:23 PM, Aaron Gray <aaronngray.lists at gmail.com>
> > On 10 January 2011 22:30, Henning Thielemann <
> lemming at henning-thielemann.de>
> > wrote:
> >> John Lato schrieb:
> >> > You could use my "word24" package (GHC only) to provide non-aligned
> >> > 24-bit word and int types with Storable instances. You should be able
> >> > to write a binary instance (or whatever blaze-builder needs) fairly
> >> > simply from this. Little-endian only ATM, but BE could be added if
> >> > necessary.
> >> Good to know that! However, I think for the original poster the binary
> >> package is perfect. This way he does not worry about unsafe peeking and
> >> poking around in memory.
> > Yes. I have came back to looking at the binary package, the only thing is
> > think I have to build my own primatives with it as it is big-endian,
> > ActionScript Byte Code format is little-endian. It does provide some
> > little-endian functions but they are not brought to the surface. It also
> > seems to roll its own serializations.
> The 'binary' package supports big-endian, little-endian and
> host-endian construction in the Data.Binary.Builder module, so you
> hopefully won't need to reimplement too much.
Are there any examples of usage anywhere ? It does not seem to have 24bit
I am still thinking of implementing my own following the straight
Data.Binary package as an example.
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