docs for System.Posix.IO

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Thu Jul 7 06:01:41 EDT 2005

On 06 July 2005 23:00, Isaac Jones wrote:

> I've been working with the System.Posix.IO module and ran into a few
> things that could use some documentation.  I have added some, and it
> would be nice if folks could verify that I'm not making stuff up.  I
> would actually be happy to paste some of the docs right from the
> 'read(2)' and 'write(2)' man pages if that's the correct source?

Please commit!

> I would commit this, but for some reason, 'make html' doesn't work for
> me no matter how many times I run cvs up, configure, and make.  I
> always get this error:
> Control/Monad.hs: unknown flags in  {-# OPTIONS #-} pragma: _GHC
> <<ghc: 9110492 bytes, 2 GCs, 72904/72904 avg/max bytes residency (1
> samples), 12M in use, 0.00 INIT (0.00 elapsed), 0.01 MUT (0.09
> elapsed), 0.00 GC (0.01 elapsed) :ghc>> make[1]: ***
> [Control/Monad.raw-hs] Error 1  

It looks like the compiler in ghc/compiler/ghc-inplace is out of date,
because it doesn't understand the OPTIONS_GHC pragma.  Perhaps you need
to rebuild in ghc/compiler.  Maybe you have sticky tags in part of your
source tree, or something?


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