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Re: new host server for w.v.o

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 17:02:30 +0200
To: QA Dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <b02010202-1033-985F258288A411D895E80030657B83E8@[193.157.66.23]>

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Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi> wrote:

>Hm, possibly a stupid question, but do you know why is any "cmd.exe"
>needed in the first place?  I thought that when doing a system(),
>exec(), open3() and friends with the arguments properly split and passed
>in as a list would avoid the need for a shell/command interpreter.  Or
>is this different in Windows?

I expect this is due to Perl emulating fork() on `doze.


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