Problem with ghc on Windows ME

Simon Peyton-Jones simonpj at
Wed Jan 28 12:51:04 EST 2004

| For system, I do need doublequotes in arguments (e.g., when passing
| complex option flags to the programs invoked, or when the arguments
| contain strings). Can that really always be avoided for rawSystem?

Perhaps the comment is misleading.  You can indeed put quotes in
arguments (they get escaped).  It's 

	backslash followed by quote

that I don't know how to get into an argument


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