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

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sun Feb 11 12:57:47 EST 2007

On Sun, 2007-02-11 at 17:18 +0000, Neil Mitchell wrote:
> Hi
> > 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.
> Does anyone read that? Wouldn't a message box be better?

The point would be only to do that when there is no GUI available, eg
when running as a service. Otherwise, the message box is indeed better.


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