Re^4: system call windowsby BrowserUk (Patriarch)
|on Mar 08, 2019 at 14:18 UTC||Need Help??|
Note that I am not advocating against the use of using the multi-argument system and related builtins on Windows,
I never do it, because of the reasons you cite.
And I never understood the predilection *nix people have for "avoiding the shell".
It seems to me that all of the justifictions I've read -- the bad guys can replace the shell with their program, or insert their program earlier in the search path and variations thereof -- could equally be done to the program you ask the shell to run on your behalf.
And if they can do either, your system is pretty much owned anyway.
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