9 Grammatical Pitfalls
: exec perks/ exec burnoutnoun
An early batch language for the IBM VM/CMS systems.
[SC19-6209 Virtual Machine/ System Product CMS Command and Macro Reference, Appendix F. CMS EXEC Control Statements].
[Was EXEC 2 was a later version?]
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 command file.