Release note for atomicReadMVar and friends.
authorEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@mit.edu>
Wed, 10 Jul 2013 20:41:49 +0000 (13:41 -0700)
committerEdward Z. Yang <ezyang@mit.edu>
Wed, 10 Jul 2013 20:41:49 +0000 (13:41 -0700)
Signed-off-by: Edward Z. Yang <ezyang@mit.edu>
docs/users_guide/7.8.1-notes.xml

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                     instances for <literal>Either a</literal> and <literal>(,) a</literal>
                </para>
            </listitem>
+            <listitem>
+                <para>
+                    <literal>Control.Concurrent.MVar</literal> has two
+                    new functions, <literal>atomicReadMVar</literal> and
+                    <literal>tryAtomicReadMVar</literal>, which
+                    implement <literal>readMVar</literal> that cannot be
+                    affected by other threads. (XXXX we may change the implementation
+                    of <literal>readMVar</literal> to use this.)
+               </para>
+           </listitem>
        </itemizedlist>
     </sect3>