[Haskell-cafe] Re: "Standard C" available in cabal package

Achim Schneider barsoap at web.de
Fri Jan 30 15:40:02 EST 2009

Maur____cio <briqueabraque at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Achim Schneider a __crit :
> > Maur____cio <briqueabraque at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > 
> >> Supposed I wanted to write a module with all C functions always
> >> available, what could I let be there?
> >>
> > POSIX?
> > 
> > 
> Is that portable for non-unix? I think cabal
> does work on some non-unix systems.
Even windows provides POSIX, it's _the_ C standard. If you are going to
find a common set of C functions, that'll be it. Don't expect windows
to have a fifo or block file type, though.

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