preemptive getLine on cygwin?

Simon Marlow
Tue, 12 Aug 2003 10:06:37 +0100

> I seem to have some problems understanding preemptive getLine=20
> behaviour on cygwin, and wonder whether this is a known/fixed=20
> bug/feature (I haven't switched to ghc-6.. yet), or whether anyone=20
> has experience with this (behaviour on solaris, with an even older=20
> ghc is more or less as expected).

You're running a fairly old version of GHC.  With 5.04.3 here I get
different behaviour, although strangely it seems that stdin and stdout
don't default to LineBuffering in a cygwin shell window.