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Re: [PATCH1/2] Use spawn() on Cygwin

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [PATCH1/2] Use spawn() on Cygwin
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2013 20:02:54 +0300

> Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2013 11:52:58 -0500
> From: Norbert Thiebaud <address@hidden>
> Cc: Pavel Fedin <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> fork() is a very expensive operation in cygwin.

Yes, I know.  But without it, some things that are expected of a Posix
behavior will not work.  A notable example is that the child process
initially has all the file descriptors and global variables that the
parent had.  'spawn' does not necessarily guarantee that.

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