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Re: RFC: import of posix_spawn GSoC results

On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 10:28:42PM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 04:18:38PM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> > 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?
> No, I'm just saying that it does not make the existing fork/exec
> path slower. We don't have full solid benchmark results yet, but overall
> it looks like:
>  - fork/exec performance does not degrade
>  - posix_spawn performance is very similar to vfork/exec (which is not too
>    suprising)
> I prefer a clean posix_spawn over a vfork hack any time.

What's clean about importing the VMS process model to Unix?

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