{-# OPTIONS_GHC -XNoImplicitPrelude -funbox-strict-fields #-}
{-# OPTIONS_HADDOCK hide #-}
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-- |
-- Module      :  GHC.IORef
-- Copyright   :  (c) The University of Glasgow 2008
-- License     :  see libraries/base/LICENSE
-- 
-- Maintainer  :  cvs-ghc@haskell.[email protected]
-- Stability   :  internal
-- Portability :  non-portable (GHC Extensions)
--
-- The IORef type
--
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
module GHC.IORef (
    IORef(..),
    newIORef, readIORef, writeIORef, atomicModifyIORef
  ) where

import GHC.Base
import GHC.STRef
import GHC.IO

-- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
-- IORefs

-- |A mutable variable in the 'IO' monad
newtype IORef a = IORef (STRef RealWorld a)

-- explicit instance because Haddock can't figure out a derived one
instance Eq (IORef a) where
  IORef x == IORef y = x == y

-- |Build a new 'IORef'
newIORef    :: a -> IO (IORef a)
newIORef v = stToIO (newSTRef v) >>= \ var -> return (IORef var)

-- |Read the value of an 'IORef'
readIORef   :: IORef a -> IO a
readIORef  (IORef var) = stToIO (readSTRef var)

-- |Write a new value into an 'IORef'
writeIORef  :: IORef a -> a -> IO ()
writeIORef (IORef var) v = stToIO (writeSTRef var v)

atomicModifyIORef :: IORef a -> (a -> (a,b)) -> IO b
atomicModifyIORef (IORef (STRef r#)) f = IO $ \s -> atomicModifyMutVar# r# f s