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Re: Finding the dump

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Finding the dump
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 03:50:11 -0500

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  > When doing that, please consider the scenario where argv[0] does not 
  > have a directory part (i.e., does not have a '/' in POSIX). In this case 
  > in the past it has been reasonably common for argv[0] to not identify 
  > the executable that would be found by searching PATH for a file with 
  > that name, either because PATH itself has changed since the parent did 
  > the search, or because the program is being executed in a chrooted jail, 
  > or for some other reason. If this usage need not be supported by GNU 
  > programs it would be helpful to have that clearly stated.

The case exists, but is there anything to be said about it there?
I don't see anything.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (https://gnu.org, https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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