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Re: Feature request: Expose system `exec` as a built-in elisp function


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: Feature request: Expose system `exec` as a built-in elisp function
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:29:09 -0400
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Andrew Pennebaker <address@hidden> wrote:

> Could the next version of Emacs / elisp expose `exec` as a built-in elisp
> function?

Isn't this pretty much what start-process does?

> 
> The Unix `exec` semantic is useful for Cask and other Emacs-related
> programs, but is currently not accessible via elisp. If it were, elisp
> programs could, for example, begin an Emacs editing session even though the
> elisp program itself was originally run using emacs.

I can't figure out what you're talking about here.

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Barry Margolin, address@hidden
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