[Hackage] #473: Cabal-1.6 does not work on Windows with ghc-6.6.x

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Thu Jan 22 12:25:45 EST 2009

#473: Cabal-1.6 does not work on Windows with ghc-6.6.x
  Reporter:  duncan         |        Owner:                     
      Type:  defect         |       Status:  closed             
  Priority:  normal         |    Milestone:  Cabal-1.6          
 Component:  Cabal library  |      Version:            
  Severity:  normal         |   Resolution:  fixed              
  Keywords:                 |   Difficulty:  very easy (<1 hour)
Ghcversion:  6.6.1          |     Platform:  Windows            
Changes (by duncan):

  * status:  new => closed
  * resolution:  => fixed


 Thu Jan 22 17:21:00 GMT 2009  Duncan Coutts <duncan at haskell.org>
   * Fix openNewBinaryFile on Windows with ghc-6.6
   fdToHandle calls fdGetMode which does not work with ghc-6.6 on
   windows, the workaround is not to call fdToHandle, but call
   openFd directly. Bug reported by Alistair Bayley, ticket #473.

 This still needs to be pushed to the 1.6 branch.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/473#comment:1>
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