[Haskell-cafe] best runProcess solution to work with windows and linux

Philip Weaver philip.weaver at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 10:47:53 EDT 2008

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 5:40 AM, Andrew U. Frank <frank at geoinfo.tuwien.ac.at
> wrote:

> i use System.POSIX.IO to run a process and access the handles (after due
> transformation) to get the values back.
> this solution is unfortunately not portable and works only on unix (or
> cygwin) but not for plain windows. there seems to be a somewhat
> comparable package in system.win32.process.
> is there a solution independent of OS? what is the best approach to use
> to run a process and read the result back which works in both unix and
> windows?

The System.Process module works well on both unix and windows:


> any suggestion highly appreciated!
> andrew
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