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Re: Finding the dump

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Finding the dump
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 19:46:20 +0100
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On Jan 27 2019, "Daniel Colascione" <address@hidden> wrote:

> There's some confusion on this thread. argv[0] *is* reliable

Nope.  The caller can set argv[0] to any string.  It is in not required
to be related to the name of the executable in any way.

> every system I've seen. Here's the algorithm: look at argv[0]: if it's not
> an absolute path, make it absolute by prepending the startup CWD.

If the executable is found on $PATH then argv[0] is *not* relative to CWD.


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