[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell-beginners] ghc --make Vs runhaskell

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 03:45:30 UTC 2015

On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 10:10 PM, Richard A. O'Keefe <ok at cs.otago.ac.nz>

> Given things like sockets, STREAMS, and ptys, I am not
> sure that it is _possible_ for a Unix system to determine whether two
> streams
> are or are not "related" reliably.

It's not. I was not implying that it was, or that it was even a good idea
to try to do so. On the other hand, flushing *every* line-buffered FILE is
rather overkill but less heinous than highly dubious and untestable
assumptions about relationships.

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