[Haskell-cafe] Opening the same file multiple times
simonmar at microsoft.com
Mon Dec 12 10:27:11 EST 2005
On 12 December 2005 14:01, Einar Karttunen wrote:
> On 12.12 12:06, Duncan Coutts wrote:
>> It states in the Haskell Report 21.2.3:
> Thanks, for the pointer, but am looking for an extension
> in the non-haskell98 API to do it.
> It seems that things are quite problematic:
> 1) Use openFile or GHC.Handle.openFd
> Works in Hugs, fails as the standard mandates in GHC
> due to locking. This is fine.
You can trick openFd into not locking the file by passing (Just
RawDevice) as the file type. Ugly, but should work.
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