[Haskell-cafe] GHC throws IOError on Win32 when there is no console

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sun Feb 11 12:18:53 EST 2007

On Sat, 2007-02-10 at 23:46 +1100, John Ky wrote:
> Hi Duncan,
> Thanks for your comments.  In the context of a haskell process running
> as a Windows service, a message box is useless, because Haskell
> services do not have a GUI and cannot interact with the desktop.

Good point. Perhaps you can persuade the people who look after GHC on
win32 to have it use the Windows debug log service for exception
messages like that when there's no GUI available. Of course if you can
code up and submit such a patch yourself then even better.


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