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Re: [PATCH] posix: New function posix_spawn_file_actions_addchdir_np [BZ #17405]
* Carlos O'Donell:
> How about something shorter like:
> "Execute a child process without fork"
I think the reference point should not be fork, but popen and system.
The theme should be one of these:
“Start a program in a subprocess”
“Launch a separate program”
I would say the key differences are:
* More control over the descriptors and other process properties.
* The shell is not used.
* Execution can be interleaved with the existing process (unlike system).
The existing popen documentation probably needs updates as well.