[Haskell-cafe] runInteractiveProcess and hGetLine on Windows

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Wed May 7 16:21:09 EDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-05-07 at 10:20 -0700, Jason Dusek wrote:

>   If, on the other hand, we just give in to Windows, then some
>   things are good and some are bad. First of all, if hGetLine
>   has Windows behaviour on Windows and Unix behaviour on Unix,
>   then any data files shipped with Cabal packages will likely
>   need to be newline transformed. That is annoying.

Cabal already does deal with both (and mixed) conventions because people
make files on one system and transfer them to the other.


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