[Haskell-cafe] export question (GHC.Handle)
graham.fawcett at gmail.com
Thu Apr 17 10:51:22 EDT 2008
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 10:38 AM, Bertram Felgenhauer
<bertram.felgenhauer at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Graham Fawcett wrote:
> > I notice in the source for GHC.Handle that certain functions (e.g.
> > fdToHandle_stat) are in the export list, but are not actually exported
> > (at least, it seems you cannot import them). What mechanism causes
> > these functions to be "hidden", and are they still accessible in some
> > way?
> which ghc version are you using, and which sources are you looking at?
> import GHC.Handle (fdToHandle_stat)
> works fine in ghc 6.8.2. In the base library shipped with ghc 6.6.1,
> it wasn't exported (or even defined).
Ah, I was looking at GHC 6.8.2 sources, but I may have been running
6.6.1. PEBKAC, sorry for the noise.
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