os.execv Overhead

Jim Wilson jim at wintek.com
Wed Sep 16 18:34:27 CEST 2009

On 09/16/2009 11:12 AM, mark.mcdowall at gmail.com wondered about:

>  overhead of [fork/exec]:

An alternative might be os.spawn?(), etal.  It might run a tiny bit faster
because it combines the two operations, but I think you're pretty close to the


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