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SubjectRe: Changing argv[0] under Linux.
    Hi Richard :)

> > Any header where I can see the length for argv[0] or is this some
> > kind of unoficial standard? Just doing strcpy seems dangerous to me
> > (you can read 'paranoid'...).
> They need to have space for _POSIX_PATH_MAX (512 bytes), to
> claim POSIX compatibility so any POSIX system will have at
> least 512 bytes available because the pathname of the executable
> normally goes there.

Enough for me, then. Thanks a lot :)) Just one more thing: in my
Single Unix Spec v3 says that the minimum value of _POSIX_PATH_MAX is
256, not 512, and the libc manual says just the same :??

Anyway, 256 bytes is a fair large amount ;))))

Thanks again, Richard.

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