[Haskell-cafe] Determining application directory

Vladimir Matveev dpx.infinity at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 09:11:12 EST 2010

I wrote several times that I want determine application directory under
Windows only. Unix version will store its config in predefined location, 
in /etc. Anyway, one not subscribed man wrote me about special library
to solve this problem - http://hackage.haskell.org/package/executable-path

On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 11:16:25AM -0800, Scott A. Waterman wrote:
> 'FindBin' is also useful.
> http://hackage.haskell.org/package/FindBin
> While System.Directory is quite useful, it doesn't contain a
> function to obtain
> the directory in which the running program lives.   You can get the
> current
> (working) directory (e.g. unix's 'getpwd'), and you can try to find an
> executable by searching the $PATH, but you can't find the program you
> are currently running.
> --ts
> On Jan 27, 2010, at 9:06 AM, Matveev Vladimir wrote:
> >Hi,
> >I'm writing cross-platform application in Haskell which should be
> >running under Windows and Linux. Under Linux configuration is stored
> >in the /etc directory, and under Windows configuration is meant to
> >be in
> >the application directory. So, is there a way to get an application
> >directory path under Windows? I remember that there is a way to do
> >this
> >using WinAPI, but how to do this Haskell?
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