cvs commit: src/include Makefile spawn.h unistd.h src/lib/libc/gen exec.3 exec.c posix_spawn.c

Ed Schouten ed at
Tue Jun 17 14:11:23 UTC 2008

* David Schultz <das at FreeBSD.ORG> wrote:
> I have no objections to this, but doesn't it defeat the whole
> purpose to implement posix_spawn() as a library function that just
> calls fork/exec?

When (if?) applications start to use posix_spawn() we may decide to move
it into the kernel at any time. It should be okay for now.

 Ed Schouten <ed at>
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