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Managing foreign pointers effectively

Foreign.ForeignPtr is a magic wand you can wave at C libraries to make them suddenly garbage collected. It’s not quite that simple, but it is pretty darn simple. Here are a few quick tips from the trenches for using foreign pointers effectively with the Haskell FFI: Use them as early as possible. As soon as […]

  • July 23, 2010