|1.||(language)||EXEC - An early batch language for the IBM VM/CMS
[SC19-6209 Virtual Machine/ System Product CMS Command and
Macro Reference, Appendix F. CMS EXEC Control Statements].
|2.||exec - /eg-zek'/ 1. execute.|
A synonym for chain derived from the Unix "exec" system call.
Unix manual page: execve(2).
2. (Obsolete) executive.
The mainstream "exec" as an abbreviation for (human) executive
is *not* used. To a hacker, an "exec" is a always a program,
never a person.
3. At IBM and VM/CMS shops, the equivalent of a shell
4. The innermost kernel of the Amiga
operating system which provides shared-library support,
device interface, memory management, CPU management, basic
IPC, and the basic structures for OS extension. The rest of
the Amiga OS (windowing, file system, third-party extensions,
etc.) is built using these structures.
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