[Haskell-cafe] How to use Unicode strings?

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Sun Nov 23 03:36:01 EST 2008

Hello Alexey,

Sunday, November 23, 2008, 10:20:47 AM, you wrote:

> And this problem related not only to IO. It raises whenever strings cross
> border between haskell world and outside world. Opening files with unicode
> names, execing, etc.

this completely depends on libraries, and ghc-bundled i/o libs doesn't
support unicode filenames. freearc project contains its own simple i/o
library that doesn't have this problem (and also support files >4gb on
windows). unfortunately, this library doesn't include any buffering

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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