On behalf of maintainers I’m happy to announce that
bytestring-0.11.3.0 has been released. It will be a part of upcoming GHC 9.2.2.
The focus of this release is an extended API for
ShortByteString, submitted by @hasufell as a part of Abstract FilePath Proposal.
bytestring is proud to be a part of this initiative, aimed to provide much faster and more principled
FilePath type. Huge thanks to @hasufell for spearheading it!
Other highlights from the changelog:
- UTF-8 support: add
Data.ByteString.Short.isValidUtf8and use safe FFI for large inputs.
- Improve performance and laziness of
- Improve performance of
- Improve allocations of
Many people contributed their time and effort to make this release happen. Just to name a few in no particular order, mostly according to
- Alexander Biehl
- Ben Gamari
- Dmitry Ivanov
- Jaro Reinders
- Johannes Waldmann
- Julian Ospald
- Koz Ross
- Matthew Craven
- Patrick Pelletier
- Simon Jakobi
On a personal note, it was not easy to work on this release with my family in a bomb shelter and friends in trenches. Stand with Ukraine, will you?