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Re: Finding the dump

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Finding the dump
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 14:42:35 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> Sure, but such callers are holding it wrong. If you set argv[0] to some
> random string unrelated to Emacs, you break startup. That's fine.

Indeed, this is sufficiently rare in my experience that I wouldn't worry
about that case.

>>> 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.
> In that case, argv[0] will be absolute.

That's not what I'm seeing on my system.
When I type `emacs` into my shell (zsh under Debian), it is started with
`emacs` as argv[0] and not with an absolute file name.


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