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Re: posix_spawnp() and PATH - change code or manual ?

On Wed, May 06, 2020 at 10:43:05AM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Wed, May 06, 2020 at 02:33:41PM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
> > Either of those is fine with POSIX - but we should really have one consistent
> > policy.   Changing either the manual or the code to match the other is also
> > easy.   What is not so easy is to decide which of the two (or perhaps
> > something else, like perhaps using the results from a lookup of
> > sysctl(user.cs_path)) we should actually do.
> > 
> > Opinions?
> Make the code follow the manual, it sounds usefull behaviour.

I'm not sure. There is normally no way to force an empty environment
variable, so if you want to not use PATH, the behavior of the current
code is more useful.


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