Re: C programming: Is there an exec (with no additional letters) call?
As others have said 'exec' refers to the family of exec system calls. It
is part of POSIX 1003.
On Wed, 2003-06-18 at 05:29, Shaul Karl wrote:
> I was told that similar to execl, execlp et al there is also an exec
> call. Yet when I run
> man exec
> I only get execl, execlp, execle, execv and execvp. No `pure' exec, one
> without any additional letters. Can I safely tell that person that he is
> definitely confusing the C system calls with shell or another
> interpreted language? If not, what arguments does exec takes, what is
> the return code and where is it documented?
> Shaul Karl, firstname.lastname@example.org e t
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