[Ilugc] profile file execution
binand at gmail.com
Sun Feb 13 03:07:02 IST 2005
On Sun, 13 Feb 2005 13:32:52 +0530, Chandrashekar Babu
<lug at chandrashekar.info> wrote:
> ./spgs_profile # executes the script in a new shell (child process).
> . ./spgs_profile # whereas this command sources the script in the
> # current shell.
The second commandline is not "execution" in the accepted sense of its
definition. Execution implies a fork()-exec() combination, which does
not happen in the second one.
Yeah, nitpicking :)
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