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Re: svn commit invokes $EDITOR not where svn run from

From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se>
Date: 2002-08-08 17:12:12 CEST

On Thu, 8 Aug 2002, Alexis Huxley wrote:

> I thought system() was bad anyway?
> What's wrong with a normal fork() + exec()? The child does a chdir() and
> uses probably execvp() on a sprintf() of getenv("EDITOR") and the name of
> the temp file? Ok, I'm sure SVN has it's own way of calling these
> functions, but ... did I miss something?

Now now, we've been in the "system() is bad" loop several laps already,
please spare us another round. ;-)

system() is fine for this.

      Daniel Stenberg - http://daniel.haxx.se - +46-705-44 31 77
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