Proposal: add System.IO.hGetBufSome

Jesper Louis Andersen jesper.louis.andersen at
Wed May 5 11:17:06 EDT 2010

On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at> wrote:
> I'd like to add the following function to `System.IO`, alongside `hGetBuf`
> and `hGetBufNonBlocking`:


+1 from me. I would expect this to be available from System.IO as it
closely resembles the low-level UNIX call. The BSD socket API is
definitely one of the better out there, if you squint the eyes and
look through the haze of C.q


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