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Re: Missing program_name on Darwin

From: Richard W.M. Jones
Subject: Re: Missing program_name on Darwin
Date: Tue, 31 May 2016 10:44:13 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-12-10)

On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 09:36:40AM +0000, Tobias Pflug wrote:
> Hi,
> quite some time ago there already was a discussion about the missing 
> program_name symbol on Darwin and Richard proposed a patch [1] that would 
> #define program_name as (((char **)*_NSGetArgv())[0]) but sadly the 
> discussion died down without any result.
> In NixOS we are currently facing this problem again and are looking for a 
> solution [2]. It would be great if this could be fixed inside gnulib itself. 
> I hope I can revive the discussion around this to move this topic forward 
> this time.
> Thanks and best regards,
> Tobias
> [1] https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2015-02/msg00079.html

I think Margaret is carrying that patch downstream for libguestfs now.
It would be nice to get this working in gnulib.


> [2] https://github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/issues/15849

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