safe-exceptions VS capability

Compare safe-exceptions vs capability and see what are their differences.

safe-exceptions

Safe, consistent, and easy exception handling (by fpco)

capability

Extensional capabilities and deriving combinators (by tweag)
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safe-exceptions capability
2 1
129 203
2.3% 0.0%
0.0 1.2
about 2 months ago 4 months ago
Haskell Haskell
MIT License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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safe-exceptions

Posts with mentions or reviews of safe-exceptions. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-03-21.
  • Async Control Flow
    7 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 21 Mar 2021
    In safe-exception and uniftio it was decided to rethrow the original exception exactly because they decided to use uninterruptibleMask, see here for details.
  • Why exactly I want Boring Haskell to happen
    6 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 9 Jan 2021
    unliftio (and safe-exceptions) contains a very controversial choice of of using uninterruptibleMask inside its bracket. The argument for it seem to come from this issue and comes from the fact that one of the most popular resource finalizers hClose is interruptible. This is a simplification. It is interruptible only if a file handle is used concurrently. Such usage of file handles is rather odd, and it suggest wrong architecture, for example leaking file handles using concurrency. When using file handles in synchronous setting, what withFile pattern encourages, hClose will not block and thus mask is enough.

capability

Posts with mentions or reviews of capability. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-02.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing safe-exceptions and capability you can also consider the following projects:

mtl - The Monad Transformer Library

unexceptionalio - IO without any PseudoExceptions

machines - Networks of composable stream transducers

ImperativeHaskell - Proof that Haskell can look and act like an imperative language.

hdph - Haskell distributed parallel Haskell

apecs - a fast, extensible, type driven Haskell ECS framework for games

bytestring-progress - A Haskell library for tracking the consumption of lazy ByteStrings

assert-failure - syntactic sugar that improves the usability of 'assert' and 'error' in Haskell

ChannelT - Generalized stream processors

cond - Basic conditional operators with monadic variants.

control-monad-exception - Explicitly Typed exceptions as a library

effect-monad - Provides 'graded monads' and 'parameterised monads' to Haskell, enabling fine-grained reasoning about effects.