[Haskell-cafe] GHC RTS question

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Mon Feb 22 03:36:56 EST 2010

* Anthony Cowley <acowley at seas.upenn.edu> [2010-02-21 14:15:00-0500]
> On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 1:58 PM, Artyom Kazak <artyom.kazak at gmail.com> wrote:
> > So, if I type "./prog +RTS --RTS +RTS", the output will be "+RTS". But
> > I want the output to be equal to the input IN ALL CASES, without any
> > quotes, additional options, etc. I want all the command line to go to
> > my program. How can I do it? (The only way I know now - hacking the
> > GHC. If there are no other ways, I'll do it.)
> How about a wrapper script? Something like,
> #! /usr/bin/env bash
> ./prog --RTS $*
> Just use that as the front-end to your Haskell program.

If you want Haskell program to get exactly the same arguments that were
passed to the wrapper, use

  ./prog --RTS "$@"

Otherwise it will work wrong if arguments contain quoted field
separators (e.g. spaces).

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