Glasgow Haskell on different versions of Linux

Volker Stolz stolz at
Wed Jun 9 05:15:54 EDT 2004

In local.glasgow-haskell-users, you wrote:
> Christian Maeder wrote:
> > What is "ctype.h" good for?
> A good question.  Its only use seems to be in
> ghc/rts/RtsFlags.c where it is used for functions
> like isdigit and isspace for decoding the RTS flags.
> Maybe it should be retired altogether.
> I'm rather puzzled how this works if ctype.h isn't
> there at all, as it seems to.

The functions are C89, so they should be present *somewhere* in libc
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