In favour of


High-level, byte-based file and directory path manipulations (deprecated)

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LTS Haskell 21.12:0.4.14@rev:1
Stackage Nightly 2023-09-22:0.4.14@rev:1
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MIT licensed by John Millikin
Maintained by FP Complete
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Please see deprecation announcement

Provides a FilePath datatype and utility functions for operating on it. Unlike the filepath package, this package does not simply reuse String, increasing type safety.


  • Documentation fix for: PLATFORM_PATH_FORMAT promotes platform dependent code #12

  • update splitDirectories function #4

Allow deepseq 1.4


Maintenance taken over by FP Complete.