spawnve on Linux

Calin Iaru calin_iaru at
Mon Aug 11 12:37:38 UTC 2008

I used posix_spawn. The api accomplishes what I need.

----- Original Message ----
From: Sam Varshavchik <mrsam at>
To: For users of Fedora <fedora-list at>
Sent: Monday, August 11, 2008 1:02:58 PM
Subject: Re: spawnve on Linux

Calin Iaru writes:

> I cannot find the documentation for spawnve and I need a function that creates a process and returns. execve is not suitable because it will execute that process in place.

This is done by fork(), followed by exec(). "man fork".


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