[Haskell-cafe] Bug in Network package
kudahkukarek at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 04:33:25 CEST 2013
There's actually a comment near the definition of PortNumber
>-- newtyped to prevent accidental use of sane-looking
>-- port numbers that haven't actually been converted to
>-- network-byte-order first.
Why the hell isn't it exported to haddocks is beyond me.
On Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:51:23 -0400 Jeffrey Shaw <shawjef3 at gmail.com>
> This is a case where a line of documentation could save a lot of
> people a lot of trouble. Anyone have a clone of network handy that
> they could make a pull request from?
> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 4:31 PM, Florian Hofmann <
> fhofmann at techfak.uni-bielefeld.de> wrote:
> > Ah ok ... thanks for the clarification
> > 2013/4/10 Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com>
> >> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 3:26 AM, Florian Hofmann <
> >> fhofmann at techfak.uni-bielefeld.de> wrote:
> >>> I might be mistaken, but is there a bug in the Show instance of
> >>> PortNum?
> >> Not a bug, an annoying misdesign (IMO). A PortNum is actually in
> >> network byte order. If you extract it, you get the original port;
> >> if you simply show it, you see it byteswapped on little-endian
> >> platforms.
> >> --
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