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From Alexei Kosut <ako...@organic.com>
Subject Re: spawn_child question
Date Thu, 04 Sep 1997 23:08:09 GMT
On Thu, 4 Sep 1997, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> Alexei Kosut wrote:
> > 
> > Could someone remind me again as to why, as part of the NT changes,
> > spawn_child() and friends changed from taking a void (*)(void *) to
> > taking an int (*)(void *)?
> 
> Does't the spawn() (or whatever) function in NT return an int?

Yes; I answered my own question later on in the email :)

[...]

> Is fork/exec available under Windows? I got the impression from
> Ambarish's work that they were not.

Well, according to the Windows API docs that I've read, they are. The
exec*() functions and fork() are described alongside the spawn*()
functions, so I'd assume they're available...

-- Alexei Kosut <akosut@organic.com>


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