optimizing fork/exec in vendor source

Jack Andrews effbiae@gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 13:27:00 GMT 2008


eric wrote:
> No, changing bash to use CreateProcess is not the answer.  The real
> question is whether someone with copyright assignment is willing to write
> posix_spawn[p], and write it more efficiently than forking,

this seems to be an easy problem in cygwin (at least, in comparison to fork).
and would fix one of the biggest problems with cygwin (or at least cygwin bash).
who has to hold the copyright?

ta, jack.

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