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Re: Finding the dump

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Finding the dump
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:44:47 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1.91 (gnu/linux)

On Jan 23 2019, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:

>   This is because I run my Emacs via a symlink, and load_pdump is not
>   careful to try and follow symlinks while looking for the .pdmp next to
>   the executable.

Since argv[0] is almost never absolute, that route doesn't work anyway.
It's even a security bug, since it happily loads a (possibly
manipulated) dump file from the current directory if it has the right


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