[darcs-users] darcs patch: shell_harness script in haskell

David Roundy droundy at darcs.net
Wed Oct 29 17:19:56 UTC 2008


On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 10:02:45AM -0700, Jason Dagit wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 7:38 AM, Christian Kellermann
> <Christian.Kellermann at nefkom.net> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > As I am fully aware of the tremendous efforts already done last
> > weekend and the huge pile of patches to review for David, I want
> > to put this patch out as a starting point for discussion. The goal
> > is to get rid of perl altogether. One ch unk using perl is the
> > shell_harness script. This patch is meant to be a future
> > replacement.  I am grateful for comments as always!
> 
> Hey Christian!  I think you're C-Keen right?  I'm lispy.  We had
> talked about this a bit already.
> 
> I like what you have, but it's currently Posix only.  I'm going to
> suggest some things to help get it closer to portable without
> actually trying any of it :) To make it portable, I think we need
> only get rid of setEnv.  To do that, we could use
> System.Process.runInteractiveProcess.

You might also look into franchise, which has some portable 

David


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