Calling an external command from a Haskell program

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Wed Oct 22 10:24:28 EDT 2003

> In local.libraries, you wrote:
> > The sticking point is that GHC needs a
> > thread-safe wait() implementation, which means some hacking in the
> > scheduler (there isn't even a good way to do this portably, because
> > select() doesn't let you wait for process termination).
> *mumbl* libevent *mumbl*

I checked libevent, and it doesn't support wait() events.  It would be
great if it did...


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