Native posix_spawn() in Cygwin?

Dan Shelton dan.f.shelton@gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 05:54:42 GMT 2024


On Tue, 27 Feb 2024 at 06:47, Brian Inglis via Cygwin <cygwin@cygwin.com> wrote:
>
> On 2024-02-26 20:23, Dan Shelton via Cygwin wrote:
> > Does Cygwin implement a native, i.e. without form(),exec(), implementation of posix_spawn()?
>
> Check the API compatibility docs online:
>
>         https://cygwin.com/cygwin-api/compatibility.html#std-susv4
>
> or optional locally installed package cygwin-doc:
>
>         /usr/share/doc/cygwin-doc/html/cygwin-api/compatibility.html#std-susv4

That document does not answer my question.

I know posix_spawn() is there. But the question is: Does it use just
Cygwin fork(),exec(), or the native Win32 spawn() api?

Dan
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