Capture PID of child process

Bernhard Herzog bh at
Tue Aug 5 18:05:55 CEST 2003

Bernhard Herzog <bh at> writes:

> Alternatively you could use a list of strings as the command so that no
> shell is used in the first place, i.e. "prog param" would become
> ["prog", "param"]. This approach has the advantage that you don't have
> to worry about shell quoting but it's less portable because it's not
> even documented (I'll file a bug report for that).

As it turns out, there already is a bug report:


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