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Re: RFC: import of posix_spawn GSoC results

On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 09:43:57PM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 03:26:07PM -0500, Mouse wrote:
> > This either has a very simplistic idea of what child processes do
> > between forking and execing/exiting, or it doesn't actually buy you
> > much.
> Well, it only offers the common things like signal and file descriptor
> manipulation. Of course it is not turing complete, and we are not talking
> about removing vfork support either.

If it doesn't perform better -- do I misunderstand, or is that in fact the
case -- why dirty up the system with this superfluous interface?

I would have expected it to perform better...


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