Shaun Jackman
Tue Jan 25 16:16:00 GMT 2005

I see that wordexp is implemented using bash's --wordexp through pipe,
fork, execl, and waitpid. glob uses stat and lstat. However, regex
seems to be free of these functions. It may not require any work.


On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 18:40:22 -0500, Jeff Johnston <> wrote:
> The code was originally imported to fulfill EL/IX standard work.  There is no
> problem with licensing of this code, however, there are some system calls used
> that don't exist in the shared newlib space.  For example, pipe, fork, execl,
> stat, lstat, and waitpid.  Do you wish to take a stab at creating a version that
> can be shared with restricted functionality on vanilla-newlib platforms?
> -- Jeff J.

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