Proposal: overhaul System.Process

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Thu May 15 05:45:32 EDT 2008

The latest version of the Process overhaul is here:

and the patch is here:

Changes from previous:

   - changes to readProcess, and added readProcessWithExitCode,
     as discussed on the list.

   - added close_fds flag to the CreateProcess record, to request
     closing all FDs in the child.

   - made it work on Windows, and the patch passes GHC's validate
     on both Windows and Linux.

Reminder: the deadline for discussion is 20 May (5 days).


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