Proposal: Stop enforcing single-writer-multi-reader file access
igloo at earth.li
Thu Oct 27 19:03:00 CEST 2011
On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 04:55:41PM +0100, Max Bolingbroke wrote:
> On 27 October 2011 16:31, Bas van Dijk <v.dijk.bas at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Should a Haskell' proposal be filed?
> > http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/haskell-prime/wiki/Process
> Ian mentioned this issue in the GHC ticket at
> http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/4363. He says:
> I think the next step should be a Haskell' proposal to remove the
> locking from the report (including a clarification that a no-locking
> implementation is possible on Windows).
> Some people might argue that we should have an implementation first, though.
> So I guess we are seeing this patch as part of an "implementation
> first" approach.
Actually, I realised when revisiting the ticket that this is really only
a change in the libraries, and we've taken the approach that library
changes are handled by the library proposal process, and the standard
will follow along in the next release.
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