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

John Ky newhoggy at gmail.com
Sun Feb 11 16:43:22 EST 2007

Hi Paul,

Can I have your code that doesn't work?  I want to fiddle with it a bit.



On 2/12/07, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 09/02/07, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> > It probably wouldn't be hard to write a reasonably general wrapper for
> > this, but it's a bit late now so I'll leave that as an exercise :-)
> Sigh. I tried to set this up (using a little external C routine to do
> the API grunt work) and it doesn't seem to work as I expect. Maybe the
> C/GHC runtimes do something more complex than just using the API
> standard handles, maybe I coded something wrong.
> In theory, this should work. In practice, Haskell may benefit from an
> equivalent of the C freopen() function (from stdio), which deals
> correctly with the internals of handles...
> Paul.
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