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Re: Bug#906250: ITP: execline -- small and non-interactive scripting language

On Mon, Sep 3, 2018 at 4:43 PM Shengjing Zhu <zhsj@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Three of them (cd, umask, wait) clash with shell's regular built-in
> > utilities. POSIX requires them to be exec(2)able[0][1]. Debian doesn't
> > currently provide standalone executables for them (which is a bug), but
> > some other distros do. The execline's implementation are of course not
> > compatible with POSIX, and therefore must not be included within PATH.
> >
> Sorry, I can't get your point. Doesn't this mean execline _follows_
> POSIX, which makes cd/umask/wait execable?

Oh, you mean the behaviours of execline's cd/umask/wait are not
compatible with POSIX.

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