network VS glirc

Compare network vs glirc and see what are their differences.


Low-level networking interface (by haskell)


Haskell IRC library and console client - Join us on #glirc (by glguy)
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network glirc
3 0
283 143
0.4% -
5.2 4.7
6 days ago 16 days ago
Haskell Haskell
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License ISC License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of network. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-24.
  • Haskell - Important Libraries
    11 projects | | 24 Mar 2022
  • Monthly Hask Anything (February 2022)
    4 projects | | 1 Feb 2022
    After some more searching I did find that the network package has caused issues compiling on windows before (e.g. this issue). The only change that introduced was actually to try to make it work on windows. Maybe they did not succeed completely? I think it is a good idea to open an issue on their issue tracker:


Posts with mentions or reviews of glirc. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning glirc yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing network and glirc you can also consider the following projects:

Pinboard - Haskell Pinboard API Client

consul-haskell - A haskell client library for consul (

discord-haskell - Haskell library for writing Discord bots

PortFusion - Haskell-powered cross-platform transport-layer distributed reverse / forward proxy & tunneling solution – currently available for all TCP protocols (RDP, VNC, HTTP(S), SSH, ...).

wol - A program and library to a send WoL Magic Packet, to remotely start a computer.

ngx-export - Nginx module for binding Haskell code in configuration files for great good!

hbeanstalk - haskell client for beanstalk message queue

hgithub - Haskell bindings to the GitHub API

netcore - Compiler from NetCore to OpenFlow and associated tools.

web3 - Web3 API for Haskell.


HTTP - Haskell HTTP package