[Haskell-beginners] run another program from within haskell program

matthew coolbeth mac01021 at engr.uconn.edu
Wed Aug 4 07:15:48 EDT 2010

I've never tried,  but this blog post seems to do the right thing:


On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 03:10, prad <prad at towardsfreedom.com> wrote:

> i have downloaded data from postgresql into a file my haskell program.
> i can of course edit this file with say vim.
> can i run vim on that file from within haskell and after quiting vim
> have control returned to my haskell program?
> the situation is like calling vim to edit my claws-mail emails instead
> of using the native editor. after editing, i quit the external editor
> and am returned to the native editor.
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> prad
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