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

Elliot Robinson elliot.robinson at argiopetech.com
Sun Aug 3 18:43:51 UTC 2014

On Sat, Aug 2, 2014 at 3:54 AM, Donn Cave <donn at avvanta.com> wrote:

> Handles are for buffered I/O.

If this is the case, why is NoBuffering provided? Why does the
documentation for Handle explicitly mention non-existent and zero-length
buffers? If Handles are the standard cross-platform interface to buffered
file IO, what is the standard cross-platform interface to unbuffered IO
(output, specifically, since input is technically always at least 1 byte

Elliot Robinson
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