[project @ 2005-01-21 16:02:47 by simonmar]
Don't try to run finalizers at program exit. This turned out to be hard if not impossible to do in general, so now we don't attempt it at all. The Main.main wrapper, previously called runIO and now called runMainIO, flushes stdout and stderr before exiting. This should catch most cases where programs rely on Handles being flushed at program exit, but note that now if you simply drop a Handle in your program, there's no guarantee it'll be flushed on exit. If the punters complain enough, I suppose we could implement a global Handle table and flush them all at exit... I'd rather not do this if possible, though. Better to teach people to close their Handles properly.
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