Gnulib module: posix_spawnp
Portability problems fixed by Gnulib:
- This function is missing on some platforms:
Mac OS X 10.4, FreeBSD 6.0, NetBSD 5.0, OpenBSD 3.8, Minix 3.1.8, AIX 5.1, HP-UX 11, IRIX 6.5, OSF/1 5.1, Solaris 9, Cygwin, mingw, MSVC 14, Interix 3.5, BeOS, Android 8.1.
- When this function fails, it causes the stdio buffer contents to be output
twice on some platforms:
Portability problems not fixed by Gnulib:
- This function does not work on some platforms:
AIX 6.1 (under particular circumstances), mingw.
The Gnulib module
posix_spawn_file_actions_addchdir provides an
additional action, that consists in changing the current directory of
the child process before starting the specified program.