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

> |> down, mainly because it's ugly - and I hate programs that mess with
> |> argv[0].
> argv[0] is not required to point to the actual file name of the
> executable, and in fact, most of the time it won't.
> Btw, don't use it for setuid programs, it's a huge security hole you can
> drive a truck through.

Yes, I suppose that exec'ing whatever is in argv0 is not a good
idea :((( Didn't think about it.

Any suggestion on how to get the binary name from the core image?

Thanks a lot for the warning, Andreas :)

Raúl
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