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Re: argve0, psfool

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: argve0, psfool
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 11:30:09 +0000
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Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:
>> Brian Dessent <address@hidden> writes:
>>> "Daniel C. Bastos" wrote:
>>>> I always miss these two programs on every system I meet. argv0 is very
>>>> handy when dealing with programs that care about argv[0] and psfool is
>>>> essential when giving out passwords through the command line. I figure
>>>> these two should be in coreutils.
>>> perl -e 'exec { "real" } "fake", "arg1", "arg2"'
>> bash -c 'exec -a "$0" "$@"' real fake arg1 arg2
> That should of course be:
> bash -c 'exec -a "$0" "$@"' fake real arg1 arg2

I think that should be?

bash -c 'exec -a "$@"' fake real arg1 arg2

Anyway, why would one use an argve0 tool rather than use a symlink?
A real example would be great.


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