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SubjectRe: Changing argv[0] under Linux.
On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 11:04:01PM +0100, DervishD wrote:
> Hi Philippe :)
> > You just overwrote all your arguments (argv[0] and others) and part of
> > the environment.
> Oh, sh*t, you're true, and that is the problem I was afraid to
> suffer from. Then, all I can do is overwrite argv[0] with a new
> string whose length is less or equal than the existing one.
> Well, I suppose I must go with that limitation.
> Thanks, Philippe, for the code snipped and the explanation.
> Raúl
> -

Or you can copy your all your args and env to a temporary place and
then re-build your args and env with the new argv[0] in it's place.
But you must be carefull that your new argv[0] length plus the
length of all remaining args, envp and pointers is not greater than
the system defined size for this space.

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