ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.8.2

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at
Sat Dec 15 13:31:25 EST 2007

Hello Juanma,

Saturday, December 15, 2007, 4:24:43 AM, you wrote:

> Because what Yitzchak Gale proposed and I seconded does not mean that
> getHomeDirectory will not "follow the Windows API", unless very
> specifically requested by setting HOME.

i'm against this idea. one can setup HOME for some specific program
and then find that all his ghc-compiled programs are changed their
behavior. ghc don't have a goal of emulating Unix standards in windows
environment so such behavior will look unexpectedly

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at

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