[Haskell-cafe] ANN: stm-conduit-0.2.1

Clark Gaebel cgaebel at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Thu Feb 9 21:40:15 CET 2012

Actually, that is a moderately fatal flaw. I just uploaded 0.2.2 which
addresses this by highly recommending using bounded channels, as well as
adding sources/sinks for them.

Thanks for catching that!

  - clark

On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Felipe Almeida Lessa <felipe.lessa at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Your package uses TMChans which AFAIK are unbounded.  That means that
> if the writer is faster than the reader, then everything will be kept
> into memory.  This means that using TMChans you may no longer say that
> your program uses a constant amount of memory.  Actually, you lose a
> lot of your space reasoning since, being concurrent processes, you
> can't guarantee almost anything wrt. progress of the reader.
> This doesn't mean that your package is broken, this means that it has
> a caveat that should be stated on the docs.
> Congrats on your Hackage debut!
> Cheers! =)
> --
> Felipe.
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