[Haskell-cafe] named pipe interface
Serge D. Mechveliani
mechvel at botik.ru
Fri Jan 13 18:25:12 CET 2012
On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 04:34:37PM +0100, Chadda?? Fouch?? wrote:
> 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 ?
Because it is a direct and the simplest approach. Why does one need a
foreign language, if all the needed functions are in the standard
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