Re: [Linux-ia64] Issue with using execlp() from a 32 bit binary on IA64

From: Brian Sumner <>
Date: 2001-09-14 05:11:02
Venkatesh Ramamurthy wrote:
> Hi,
> The RAID group has a problem with using execlp function from a 32bit binary.

A quick glance at the source indicates a bug in glibc 2.2.3 execl
and execlp if you pass more than 1024 arguments.  Strangely, the
execle function is OK.  (Compare the last argument to the memcpy
calls in posix/execl.c and posix/execle.c)

Brian Sumner
Received on Thu Sep 13 12:11:11 2001

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