Proposal: overhaul System.Process

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at
Tue May 27 08:25:03 EDT 2008

Hello Curt,

Tuesday, May 27, 2008, 4:21:06 PM, you wrote:

>> after having use it for several years you will be even more impressed
>> by need to fix all your programs and libraries used to every new ghc
>> version released

> Actually, this sort of thing doesn't bother me in the slightest; I'm
> constantly fixing all my code to work with my own libraries, anyway, so
> a little more work to deal with ghc library changes is no big deal.

> I do recognise that I'm unusual in that I a) have extensive automated
> tests for everything I write, and b) I do a very large amount of
> refactoring, so I'm quite used to this sort of thing.

c) never used hackage or, even funnier, trying to keep you libs
uploaded there upgraded for each ghc version

d) never released open-source software

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at

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