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RE: Switching from CVS to GIT

From: Johannes Schindelin
Subject: RE: Switching from CVS to GIT
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 01:01:00 +0100 (BST)


On Sun, 14 Oct 2007, Dave Korn wrote:

> On 14 October 2007 23:15, Alex Riesen wrote:
> > Interprocess communication:
> > 
> > - no reliable text environment (I'm programming in the damn thing for
> >   10 years and I still don't know how to pass an environment variable
> >   _for_sure_)
> > 
> > - it has only one argument (limited in size) passed to started
> >   programs, which means that there is no possible way to safely pass
> >   file and text arguments on command line (more than one, that is)
>   Whuh?

It does have an exec() call, yes, since that is required by the C 
standard.  But internally, it converts that into one single command line.

In corner cases, you find problems with that.


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