System.Process bugs on Unix

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at
Fri Mar 30 12:51:39 EDT 2007

Simon Marlow wrote:

> I'm sure, yes.  The non-blocking flag is part of the "open file 
> description" (see [1], [2]), not the file descriptor.

Ah, yes indeed.  I had misunderstood what runProcess was trying to do. 
Given that, the patch I believed would help was not, in fact, going to 
do so.

If there's a way to work around this behaviour, it's not obvious to me. 
  Had you any thoughts in mind?


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