(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5, PHP 7, PHP 8)
pcntl_exec — Executes specified program in current process space
$args= , array
$env_vars= ): bool
Executes the program with the given arguments.
path must be the path to a binary executable or a
script with a valid path pointing to an executable in the shebang (
#!/usr/local/bin/perl for example) as the first line. See your system's
man execve(2) page for additional information.
args is an array of argument strings passed to the
env_vars is an array of strings which are passed as
environment to the program. The array is in the format of name => value,
the key being the name of the environmental variable and the value being
the value of that variable.