Ticket #4317 (add documentation to IODeviceType)
golubovsky at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 09:08:15 EDT 2010
The conversation originally in glasgow-haskell-users.
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From: Dimitry Golubovsky <golubovsky at gmail.com>
Date: Sep 15, 2010 9:06 AM
Subject: Re: Directory-backed Handle?
To: Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com>
Cc: glasgow-haskell-users at haskell.org
Thanks for your reply.
On 9/15/10, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> The FD implementation of Handles never makes a Handle with an IODeviceType
> of Directory, because openFile is specified to raise an exception when
> applied to a directory.
Yes, that was the only place in the Libraries' code I found that
mentions this device type (which means I haven't missed anything ;)
> Alternatively we could give it a meaning as you suggest - newline-separated
> file names seems like a reasonable interpretation.
It looks like there is no comments in the code for the definition of
I have created a ticket #4317
providing the code comments proposed.
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