encoding and paths, again
marlowsd at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 15:47:13 CET 2011
On 13/11/2011 19:41, Ganesh Sittampalam wrote:
> I'm not entirely clear on what the overall situation will be once Simon
> M's patch to add .ByteString versions to unix is added in GHC 7.4.1.
> In particular the original problem darcs ran into was with
> getDirectoryContents in the directory package. That in turn uses the
> unix package on Posix systems and another code path based on Win32 on
> So a couple of questions:
> (1) Does Win32 need similar additions? I can't spot any substantial
> changes to it for Max's PEP383, but I'm not sure if any lower-level
> library changes might have affected it.
No - Win32 file paths cannot by definition contain invalid Unicode. The
existing Win32 library is fine.
> (2) What's the recommended way of doing the equivalent of
> getDirectoryContents for RawFilePath? Do we also need to add "raw"
> versins to the directory package?
getDirectoryContents :: RawFilePath -> IO [RawFilePath]
getDirectoryContents path = do
loop dirp = do
e <- Posix.readDirStream dirp
if B.null e then return  else do
es <- loop dirp
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