[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANN: HSH 1.2.0

John Goerzen jgoerzen at complete.org
Mon Mar 5 13:54:23 EST 2007

On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 01:30:23PM +0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> >I don't know how Windows shells deal with piping, or even if they
> >can.  All I know is that DOS used to simulate it with temporary files,
> >lacking any real multitasking.
> Windows has proper pipes these days, and 
> System.Process.runInteractiveProcess creates pipes for you.

But it is not suitable for this purpose.  It returns Handles, but it
doesn't let me specify Handles going in.  That means that it is not
possible to create a pipe going directly from program A to program B.

-- John

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