isEmptyChan, System.Posix.Signals

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Mon Aug 16 06:23:53 EDT 2004

On 16 August 2004 11:21, MR K P SCHUPKE wrote:

> I thought NT and more recent was Posix compliant... Surely it should
> support posix signals?

Don't believe the hype.  As I understand it, NT has a POSIX subsystem,
which is entirely separate from the Win32 subsystem - you can't run a
process which uses both APIs simultaneously.  And the POSIX subsystem is
*very* minimal, I doubt it has full support for signals.


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