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

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Tue Jun 17 16:11:16 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 08:15:20AM -0700, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> Ed Schouten wrote:
>> 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.
> Are there any benefits of doing it in the kernel vs. doing it via fork+exec?

You get the same advantages as vfork() offers without introduces most of
the rope.


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