[Haskell-cafe] Fwd: Default stdout buffering of child process of createProcess

Jerzy Karczmarczuk jerzy.karczmarczuk at unicaen.fr
Sun Aug 3 16:41:57 UTC 2014

Brandon Allbery:
> On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 10:39 AM, Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu 
> <mailto:doug at cs.dartmouth.edu>> wrote:
>     Because the effects of buffering are not transparent, it would be
>     wise to make it an optional optimization, not a default.
> It's not just efficiency, it's also behaving compatibility with other 
> implementations. Or were you going to argue this with e.g. the ANSI C 
> committee too?

I admit that I didn't follow this thread, so I might have skipped 
something, but ...
Is Brandon Albery suggesting that Haskell should progress in the 
direction  that makes it as compatible as possible with ANSI C?

Jerzy Karczmarczuk

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