execl family of functions

execl execlp execle exect execv execvp all performa a simular function by starting another program. This new program overlays the existing program, so you can never return to the to original code unless the call to execl fails.

	Library:   unistd.h

	Prototype: int execl(char *Path, char *arg, (char *)0);

	Syntax:    execl("newprog", "newprog", NULL);


example program issuing the execl.

The program started by the example above

See Also:

fork function.

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