Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#5547 closed bug (fixed)

Control.Concurrent documentation

Reported by: guest Owned by: simonmar
Priority: high Milestone: 7.4.1
Component: Documentation Version: 7.2.1
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Unknown/Multiple Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case:
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says that ghc uses 'select' in the IO manager. This is no longer true; it uses libevent2? and therefore epoll/kqueue/etc.

The documentation should be updated accordingly.

(pointed out by WeiCheng in #haskell)

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by simonmar

Milestone: 7.4.1
Owner: set to simonmar
Priority: normalhigh

Thanks for the report; fix coming.

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by simonmar

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed
commit 4b5dc77567db7458b0ea2de48d2f68e33bb0cb9d
Author: Simon Marlow <>
Date:   Tue Oct 18 10:48:48 2011 +0100

    update IO manager documentation (#5547)
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