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Re^2: Problem with 'system' function in Windows Vista

by ikegami (Pope)
on Mar 20, 2007 at 17:48 UTC ( #605721=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Problem with 'system' function in Windows Vista
in thread Problem with 'system' function in Windows Vista

system(1, ...) is a Windows extention to create a process that runs asynchronously. It's an alternative to fork+exec. Unlike fork, system(1, ...) is natively supported, so it's much more resilient.


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