I found it useful to generalize .local
michael.thayer at oracle.com
Mon Apr 11 14:48:14 PDT 2011
On Mon, 2011-04-11 at 22:50 +0200, Michael Thayer wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-04-11 at 16:35 +0200, Damjan Jovanovic wrote:
> > argv doesn't work for libraries and isn't that easy even in
> > non-setuid cases (you need to check for relative paths, then search
> > $PATH, and convert relative paths to absolute). Alternatively why
> > don't we add an API to POSIX for querying your own path? dladdr()
> > already semi-works in special cases (-rdynamic), on OSs where it's
> > available.
> Somewhat off-topic by now, but implementing the relative/absolute bits
> and the $PATH search as a function in a library seems like less effort
> to me than getting POSIX changed, and the users would not have to wait
> for all target OSes to adopt it.
Still doesn't help for libraries of course.
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