[Haskell-cafe] System.Process

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Mon Sep 29 15:59:29 EDT 2008

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> On Sep 29, 2008, at 15:49 , Andrew Coppin wrote:
>> Herein lies the problem: I have a program that accepts complete 
>> commands from a file and executes them. It works perfectly. And now 
>> I'd just like to set an environment variable while each command 
>> runs... But alas no, the only way to do that is with runProcess, 
>> which expects me to parse the command line first. (Before anybody 
>> remarks that "words" will do this, consider the "echo" command, which 
>> treats whitespace meaningfully.)
> env FOO=bar mycommand ...

Does that work for Windows?

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