file: job.t package: muf status: alpha
exec operator corresponds to the unix
exec*() functions. It takes one argument which must
compiledFunction or a symbol with a
compiledFunction functional value. The current loop
and data stack contents are cleared, and the function is
then called. Thus, the function should take no arguments,
and since when it returns the job will terminate, it cannot
really return any arguments either.
In order to do an
@$s.actualUser, or else must be
root running with the OMNIPOTENT bit set.
The function will normally be some sort of interactive
readEvalPrint loop with an
abort restart so the
user can return to the loop.
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