The hsshellscript package

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A Haskell-library for tasks which are usually done in shell scripts. This includes parsing command line arguments; dealing with paths; some commands for dealing with files; calling external programs and subroutines as separate processes; pipes and redirection of input and output; and error handling.

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Versions 3.1.0, 3.2.0, 3.3.0, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 3.3.4, 3.4.0, 3.4.1, 3.4.2, 3.4.3, 3.4.4, 3.4.5
Dependencies base (>=4.4 && <4.7), directory (<1.4), parsec (>= && <3.2), random (<1.2), unix (>=2.3.2 && <2.7) [details]
License LGPL
Copyright (c)2004-2011 by Volker Wysk
Author Volker Wysk
Category System
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Uploaded Sun Sep 30 08:45:42 UTC 2012 by VolkerWysk
Updated Sun Mar 26 11:37:23 UTC 2017 by HerbertValerioRiedel to revision 1   [What is this?]
Distributions LTSHaskell:3.4.5, NixOS:3.4.5, Stackage:3.4.5, openSUSE:3.4.5
Downloads 4702 total (58 in the last 30 days)
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Readme for hsshellscript-3.3.1

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This is HsShellScript, a library which enables you to use Haskell for tasks which
are typically done by shell scripts. It requires the Glasgow Haskell Compiler.

The installation instructions are in the user manual. It is located in the "manual"

HsShellScript is released under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License
(LGPL), version 2.1, or any later version. A copy of the license in included in
the user manual.

The homepage is at

Volker Wysk <>