[Haskell-cafe] Handling exceptions or gracefully releasing resources
Felipe Almeida Lessa
felipe.lessa at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 14:52:58 CET 2013
AFAIR, the only object that you need to be careful with is the Space
, everything else is garbage collected. You could put the Space in
a ResourceT, but only if it ran on its own thread (as soon as a block
of ResourceT finishes, everything is deallocated, so you wouldn't be
able to follow the approach taken by HipmunkPlayground).
On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 11:15 AM, Thiago Negri <evohunz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Felipe, I'm trying to use your Hipmunk package. :)
> The resources I need to keep around are the objects used for the simulation.
> Do you recomend using "resourcet" to handle this or something else?
> 2013/1/30 Felipe Almeida Lessa <felipe.lessa at gmail.com>
>> Everything that Johan Tibell said + you may be interested in the
>> resourcet package  (which is used by conduit to handle resources).
>>  http://hackage.haskell.org/package/resourcet
>> On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 8:59 PM, Thiago Negri <evohunz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > `Control.Exception.bracket` is a nice function to acquire and release a
>> > resource in a small context.
>> > But, how should I handle resources that are hold for a long time?
>> > Should I put `Control.Exception.finally` on every single line of my
>> > finalizers?
>> > What exceptions may occur on an IO operation?
>> > Every IO function has the risk of throwing an exception?
>> > Thanks,
>> > Thiago.
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