[Haskell-cafe] haskell and releasing resources

Joachim Breitner mail at joachim-breitner.de
Tue Feb 6 18:33:57 EST 2007


Am Dienstag, den 06.02.2007, 15:56 +0100 schrieb Fawzi Mohamed:
> I am replying to myself, but anyway with it seems (from the  
> documentation) that
>      forkIO (do{ waitForProcess pid; return () })
> is the best solution, and does not seem to lead to wasted resources.

This does not work for me. According to strace, the spawned process is
in a blocking write, the haskell process is in a blocking waitpid, and I
am sure that the program would consume all output.

Joachim Breitner
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