--- a/run-sbcl.sh
+++ b/run-sbcl.sh
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@
 
 if [ -x "$BASE"/src/runtime/sbcl -a -f "$BASE"/output/sbcl.core ]; then
     echo "(running SBCL from: $BASE)" 1>&2
-    SBCL_HOME="$BASE/obj/sbcl-home" "$BASE"/src/runtime/sbcl $ARGUMENTS "$@"
+    SBCL_HOME="$BASE/obj/sbcl-home" exec "$BASE"/src/runtime/sbcl $ARGUMENTS "$@"
 else
     echo "No built SBCL here ($BASE): run 'sh make.sh' first!"
     exit 1