System.Time crash

Ashley Yakeley ashley at
Thu Jun 7 14:46:33 EDT 2007

David Waern wrote:
> This line of code using the System.Time library crashes with ghc-6.6.1 in
> Windows XP:
> print (TOD 12387213982173921131231231 0)
> TOD is a constructor that creates a ClockTime. The crash seems to happen
> when a ClockTime with a large enough TOD is show'ed.
> Is this a known bug?

System.Time should probably be deprecated. The time package (Data.Time) 
is less likely to crash as much more of the code is written in Haskell 
rather than C.

Ashley Yakeley

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