Calling an external command from a Haskell program

Graham Klyne GK at
Wed Oct 15 10:35:55 EDT 2003

I think library module System, function system, may be what you want.

(I've never used it myself.)

There's a bit of discussion here:


At 09:44 15/10/03 +0200, Salvador Lucas wrote:
>Dear all,
>I think this question is not new, but I am not able to
>find the answer. How to proceed to execute an external
>Linux command (e.g., 'ls') from a Haskell program?
>Thanks in advance,
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>Haskell at

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