[Haskell-cafe] Re: How Can Haskell Be Saved?

Richard O'Keefe ok at cs.otago.ac.nz
Mon Dec 14 22:03:17 EST 2009

> On Mon, 2009-12-14 at 21:02 +1100, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
>> Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
>>> POSIX is a *subsystem*. you are using Win32 subsystem. There is also
>>> OS2 subsystem for execution of 16-bit OS/2 programs
>>> partial emulation of POSIX API in C compiler libraries has nothing
>>> common with subsystem implemented as part of the OS. you have never
>>> used POSIX subsystem actually (and btw, it's absent in Win9x line)
>> Please enlighten me. How do I access the POSIX subsystem?

(1) Install Services for Unix.
(2) Start it.
You are now running bash staring at something rather like Unix.
(3) Build programs using c89, which comes with it, but needs MSVC,
     or gcc, which you can download from

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