Proposal: add createPipe to base

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Mon Mar 10 12:47:46 UTC 2014

On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 02:32:06PM +0200, Michael Snoyman wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 2:30 PM, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at>wrote:
> > I propose we add it to System.IO. Note that we'd have to copy the 5 lines
> > in System.Posix.IO.createPipe into base as the above implementation would
> > otherwise depend on the unix package.
> >
> +1. I've needed this in the past when working with process, and ended up
> writing POSIX-only code as a result.

Would it make more sense to put it in process, and thus avoid needing to
copy/move code into base?


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