[Haskell-cafe] named pipe interface

Chaddaï Fouché chaddai.fouche at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 16:34:37 CET 2012

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 7:53 PM, Serge D. Mechveliani <mechvel at botik.ru> wrote:
> People,
> (I wonder: is this for  beginners at haskell.org ?)

I don't think so.

> I need to organize a  string interface  for a Haskell function
> Main.axiom  and a C program
>                            fifoFromA.c
> via a pair of  named pipes  (in Linux, UNIX).
> The pipes are created before running, by the commands   > mkfifo toA
>                                                        > mkfifo fromA
> Main.axiom  outputs a  string  to  toA  and inputs the respond string
>                                            from  fromA  as the result.
> fifoFromA  inputs a string from  toA,
>           converts it to the string  resStr,  outputs resStr to  fromA.
 Now that seems interesting, but just to be clear : did you choose
this solution (and why won't you use the FFI instead) or is this just
to see how to work it out ?


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