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    SubjectRe: Porting vfork()
    > > 
    > > I suppose that a performance enhancement that also transforms an
    > > abomination into a feature makes sense... not to mention that it
    > > will feel great to see the other UNIXes scramble to do the same.
    > Note that vfork() is only an abomination because it can be hard to get
    > right - and we don't have that problem any longer. Basically everybody
    > hates it not because it's an ugly interface, but because it's so hard to
    > implement. And that's a big conceptual difference.

    Well, people do also hate it because it has traditionally been
    (ab)used in ways which are explicitly said to be


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