[Haskell-cafe] runInteractiveProcess and hGetLine on Windows

David Roundy droundy at darcs.net
Wed May 7 11:46:11 EDT 2008

On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 08:33:23AM -0700, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> David Roundy wrote:
> > This is the correct behavior (although it's debatable whether kpsewhich
> > should be outputting in text mode).
> I think it would be more accurate to say that runInteractiveProcess has
> an inadequate API, since you can't indicate whether the interaction with
> the other process should happen in text or binary mode.

I don't see any reason to support text mode.  It's easy to filter by hand
if you absolutely have to deal with ugly applications on ugly platforms.
David Roundy
Department of Physics
Oregon State University

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