[Haskell-cafe] Can a GC delay TCP connection formation?

Nicolas Wu nicolas.wu at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 22:59:32 CET 2012

On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 9:45 PM, Jeff Shaw <shawjef3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/27/2012 2:45 PM, Gershom Bazerman wrote:
>> HDBC-odbc has long used the wrong type of FFI imports, resulting in
>> long-running database queries potentially blocking all other IO. I just
>> checked, and apparently a patch was made to the repo in September that
>> finally fixes this [1], but apparently a new release has yet to be uploaded
>> to hackage. In any case, if you try to install it from the repo, this may at
>> least solve some of your problems.
>> [1]
>> https://github.com/hdbc/hdbc-odbc/commit/7299d3441ce2e1d5a485fe79b37540c0a44a44d4
>> --Gershom
> Gershom, Thanks for pointing this out. I've checked out the latest hdbc-odbc
> code, and I'll see if there's an improvement.

Hi, I'm the maintainer of HDBC. I haven't yet released this code since
it hasn't yet been fully tested. However, if you're happy with it,
I'll push the version with proper ffi bindings up to Hackage.


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