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


From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Feature request: Expose system `exec` as a built-in elisp function
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:22:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Andrew Pennebaker <address@hidden> writes:

> One example of the worthiness of exec is cask, an
> Emacs package manager that sometimes wants to fork
> out to an emacs instance, for editing text files.

It seems to me that either you do the job within the
process, or you start a new process to do it.

Are you saying, you want to start a new process, then
have the old process replaced by that process?

If so, why?

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