[Haskell-cafe] getLine and ^C on Windows
neil.mitchell.2 at credit-suisse.com
Thu Nov 13 04:34:56 EST 2008
I have the same experience with Windows XP and getContents, so I think
it's the entire IO layer on Windows, rather than just getLine on Vista.
This is being tracked here
> I've had the same experience with runghc in GHC 6.10.1 on Vista.
> 2008/11/12 Lyle Kopnicky <lists at qseep.net>:
> > Hi folks,
> > I'm using System.IO.getLine to read input in my program.
> I've compiled
> > it on Windows Vista with ghc-6.10.1. I've noticed that if I press
> > Ctrl+C while the program is waiting for input, it will get
> stuck. No
> > keypresses can get me out of the program - I have to kill
> the shell.
> > I've tried cmd.exe, Powershell and cygwin - same behavior.
> > I'm sure editline would work better, but it's overkill. I
> just want to
> > read lines of text and don't need fancy edit behavior. And I think
> > editline complicates the build process. I also want my
> program to work
> > right in non-interactive mode, reading redirected input.
> > Am I missing something?
> > Thanks,
> > Lyle
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