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18/21: gnu: Add Scope-Guard.

From: Eric Bavier
Subject: 18/21: gnu: Add Scope-Guard.
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:51:59 +0000

bavier pushed a commit to branch master
in repository guix.

commit 393ca946219ed6bc84d6d27b7c68ada18f71e5bd
Author: Eric Bavier <address@hidden>
Date:   Fri Mar 13 11:56:47 2015 -0500

    gnu: Add Scope-Guard.
    * gnu/packages/perl.scm (perl-scope-guard): New variable.
 gnu/packages/perl.scm |   24 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/gnu/packages/perl.scm b/gnu/packages/perl.scm
index e726147..e166ae0 100644
--- a/gnu/packages/perl.scm
+++ b/gnu/packages/perl.scm
@@ -2439,6 +2439,30 @@ codes.")
 safely on things that may not be objects.")
     (license (package-license perl))))
+(define-public perl-scope-guard
+  (package
+    (name "perl-scope-guard")
+    (version "0.20")
+    (source
+     (origin
+       (method url-fetch)
+       (uri (string-append "mirror://cpan/authors/id/C/CH/CHOCOLATE/"
+                           "Scope-Guard-" version ".tar.gz"))
+       (sha256
+        (base32
+         "1lsagnz6pli035zvx5c1x4qm9fabi773vns86yd8lzfpldhfv3sv"))))
+    (build-system perl-build-system)
+    (home-page "";)
+    (synopsis "Lexically-scoped resource management")
+    (description "This module provides a convenient way to perform cleanup or
+other forms of resource management at the end of a scope.  It is particularly
+useful when dealing with exceptions: the Scope::Guard constructor takes a
+reference to a subroutine that is guaranteed to be called even if the thread
+of execution is aborted prematurely.  This effectively allows lexically-scoped
+\"promises\" to be made that are automatically honoured by perl's garbage
+    (license (package-license perl))))
 (define-public perl-stream-buffered
     (name "perl-stream-buffered")

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