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Re: argve0, psfool

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: argve0, psfool
Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2007 11:09:53 +0100
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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


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