Default value for numCapabilities?

Dimitry Golubovsky golubovsky at
Wed Apr 28 05:25:27 EDT 2010


Can the documentation for forkProcess be fixed then? Instead of
"forkProcess comes with a giant warning..." it could say: "forkProcess
is not supported by GHC in multicore setting".

PS I have created ticket #4027 with more detailed proposal.

On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:26 AM, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at> wrote:
> On 28/04/2010 03:02, Dimitry Golubovsky wrote:

>> this limitation? rawSystem works fine from within a thread started by
>> forkIO, but why cannot I use forkProcess?
> No good reason, other than it's tremendously difficult to implement.

Thank you.

Dimitry Golubovsky

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