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Re: [PATCH] Fix system() behaviour when parameter is NULL

Andy Shevchenko wrote:

> The ISO/IEC 9899:1999 describes in behaviour of the system() when its
> parameter is NULL. So, we should check a presence of a command interpreter
> instead of returning 1.

If you're going to change the behaviour of system(3), please supply
patches to the manual page to describe the change as well.  Otherwise
this change will just confuse people.


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