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    SubjectRe: Layout/Setup of Kernel
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    Followup to:  <6pvgqe$7ua$1@alfie.demon.co.uk>
    By author: Nick.Holloway@alfie.demon.co.uk (Nick Holloway)
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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    > Since it is trivial to specify an alternative location for the kernel
    > source (the 1st argument), I don't think this is necessary. I also feel
    > uncomfortable when scripts start using $0 -- not 100% reliable.
    >

    Actually $0 *IS* 100% reliable if done properly. The kernel expands
    this to the full path if you're using #!, and you don't decode the
    path if you're calling it using "sh foo". Hence if the first
    character isn't /, prepend `pwd`// and you're safe.

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