system-posix-redirect

A toy module to temporarily redirect a program's stdout.

LTS Haskell 9.10:1.1.0.1
Stackage Nightly 2017-10-23:1.1.0.1
Latest on Hackage:1.1.0.1
BSD3 licensed by Galois Inc., Liyang HU
Maintained by system-posix-redirect@liyang.hu

Module documentation for 1.1.0.1

Due to the design of POSIX, it is possible to temporarily overload the file descriptors corresponding to stdout and stderr to point to an arbitrary pipe. It is, however, tricky to get right. This module gets it right, as far as such a terrible hack can be made right. It can be used to make misbehaving third-party C libraries stop spewing to standard output. Warning: the module author has concluded that due to lack of portability, this module should not be used in any serious sytem. But, for those who like living dangerously...

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