[Haskell-cafe] Re: exitFailure under forkProcess

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Wed Oct 27 06:30:12 EDT 2004

On 27 October 2004 10:13, Glynn Clements wrote:

> John Goerzen wrote:
>> Oh also, I would very much appreciate Haskell interfaces to
>> realpath() and readlink().
> I don't know about realpath() (which is a BSD-ism, and included in GNU
> libc, but I'm not sure about other Unices), but readlink() exists as
> System.Posix.readSymbolicLink.

The System.Posix library is severely lacking in documentation.  Ideally
for each function it would list the POSIX equivalent, and a table with
the mapping in the other direction would be useful too.


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