(Slightly different from UNIX function)
status = execv( name, argv );
"execv" terminates the current program and starts up the given command instead.
The use of non-printable characters in "name" or elements of "argv" is non-portable; in particular, on the DPS-8 the presence of slew characters (new-line, carriage return, formfeed, or vertical tab) will cause the string to be interpreted as several commands, separated by the slew characters.
The distinction between elements of "argv" may be lost if the argument strings contain white space or other characters which are special to the system's command line parsing.
expl nsc lib errno
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