taffybar VS splitmix

Compare taffybar vs splitmix and see what are their differences.


Pure Haskell implementation of SplitMix pseudo-random number generator (by haskellari)
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taffybar splitmix
6 1
594 22
1.3% -
7.9 2.3
29 days ago about 1 month ago
Haskell Haskell
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of taffybar. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-16.


Posts with mentions or reviews of splitmix. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.
  • error while trying to install QuickCheck
    1 project | reddit.com/r/haskell | 3 Jan 2022
    While the splitmix package claims to be a "pure Haskell" implementation of some randomization algorithm, a small part of it is written in C, namely the part which seeds the random generator. Cabal needs to compile this C code, and apparently it does so using a toolchain which uses LLVM.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing taffybar and splitmix you can also consider the following projects:

xmobar - A minimalistic status bar

xmonad-entryhelper - xmonad-entryhelper makes your compiled XMonad config a standalone binary.

envy - :angry: Environmentally friendly environment variables

bench - Command-line benchmark tool

cabal-query - Helpers for quering .cabal files or hackageDB 00-index.tar

nix-deploy - Deploy software or an entire NixOS system configuration to another NixOS system

date-cache - A fast logging system for Haskell

angel - Process Monitoring/Management, Like Daemontools

filepath - Mirror

hapistrano - Deploy tool for Haskell applications, like Capistrano for Rails

directory - Platform-independent library for basic file system operations

bindings-dc1394 - Low level haskell bindings for libdc1394 (for driving firewire cameras)