Announce: hs-plugins-0.9.6

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Mon Aug 16 11:02:55 EDT 2004

On 16 August 2004 15:37, Carsten Schultz wrote:

> Hi!
> On Mon, Aug 16, 2004 at 03:31:04PM +0100, Claus Reinke wrote:
>> a cursory browse of the sources shows up things like "POpen" and
>> "Posix", both no-nos, as far as portable ghc code is concerned (no
>> longer supported in the default ghc for windows, AFAIK). it would be
>> good if ghc-users would keep that in mind when writing portable
>> Haskell code. 
> Maybe someone should have a look at popen functionality in Python.
> IMHO Python seems to have quite good libraries which work on Windows
> and Unix.

There is a portable System.Process library here:

Haddock docs here:

This library is slated for inclusion in GHC 6.4.


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