Proposal: Add setEnv/unsetEnv to "base"
Edward A Kmett
ekmett at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 20:59:17 CEST 2012
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On Oct 3, 2012, at 2:27 PM, Gregory Collins <greg at gregorycollins.net> wrote:
> +1 (a no-brainer, in my opinion) --- although you can get rid of unsetEnv if you make setEnv take a "Maybe String", which might be better. Ultimately though, who cares what color the bike shed is painted :)
> On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 8:14 PM, Simon Hengel <sol at typeful.net> wrote:
>> setting environment variables is possible on both POSIX and Windows
>> systems. Currently this functionally is missing from
>> System.Environment; the "unix" package provides an implementation for
>> POSIX systems.
>> I propose to add setEnv/unsetEnv to System.Environment, so that it is
>> easier to write applications that behave the same on POSIX and Windows
>> I implemented both in a way, so that they behave exactly the same on
>> POSIX and Windows (modulo case sensitivity on Windows).
>> For now I prepared a standalone implementation  and corresponding
>> tests . That implementation depends on the "unix" package. If the
>> proposal is accepted, I will prepare a patch against "base" that
>> includes the relevant code from "unix".
>> Discussion Period: 2 Weeks
>>  https://github.com/sol/setenv/blob/master/src/System/SetEnv.hs
>>  https://github.com/sol/setenv/blob/master/test/System/SetEnvSpec.hs
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