file descriptors

Antoine Latter aslatter at
Thu Oct 30 11:02:35 EDT 2008

2008/10/30 Johannes Waldmann <waldmann at>:
> Dear all,
> are there any known issues
> with file handles/descriptors in ghc-compiled executables?
> My program has a lot of calls to System.Process.runInteractiveProcess
> and I'm running into unpredictable behaviour (sometimes the program
> just silently dies, sometimes it gets stuck)

I don't know a lot about this sort of thing, but I know that there's a
bunch of wrappers around runInteractiveProcess that the franchise
package uses found here:

Maybe those wrappers make up for some gotchas that are often
encountered with runInteractiveProcess?


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