Re: Pointers and spawning processes with glib

On Fri, 10 Dec 2010 13:01:50 +1100 Lex wrote:
> It is pretty obvious it must be copied, even on windows where
> fork/exec doesn't exist.

It's pretty obvious if:
 1) you understand how processes work and differ from threads and...
 2) you like to think about how things work under the hood

For a lot of users, like Rupert, it's not at all obvious. I don't think
adding a note in the documentation is too much effort, and would be of
some benefit.


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