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Re: system call:exec

On Sat, Jan 31, 2004 at 07:25:19AM +0000, vignesh babu wrote:

>   I am k.vignesh babu.Iam having doubt regarding a
> exec system call(execlp,execle,execv,execvp,execvp).
> All the above mentioned system call will create
> another copy and execute as separate process.

No, they overwrite the current process with a new program.

 - mdz

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