optimizing fork/exec in vendor source

Jack Andrews effbiae@gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 02:52:00 GMT 2008

On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 1:26 AM, Christopher Faylor
<cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com> wrote:
>>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?
> It is not an "easy problem" and there are no guarantees that it would
> fix anything.

i'm naive when it comes to cygwin internals, but the obvious
similarity of posix_spawn to CreateProcess is seductive.  can you give
me an example of one of the difficulties of implementing posix_spawn
in cygwin so i don't bother the list anymore?

ta, jack.

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