Issues with System.Posix.Files

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at
Mon Mar 5 06:34:07 EST 2007

David Brown wrote:
> Hi, I'm writing some code to use System.Posix.Files to restore a
> filesystem.  I've discovered a few missing things.
>   - There is a createDevice, but the mode values needed to pass to
>     this call aren't exported (blockSpecialMode,
>     characterSpecialMode).
>   - In fact, it would be nice to be able to have fileTypeModes
>     exported as well as each of the types.  One would assume that
>     someone using System.Posix wishes to access things at this kind of
>     level.

I've exported the various file modes as suggested.  Thanks!


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