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Re: obtaining fs domain

From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: obtaining fs domain
Date: 02 Aug 2004 22:50:11 +0200
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Rogelio M.Serrano Jr. <address@hidden> writes:

> Is there a way for a program to know in which domain it is installed
> in?

What are you asking?
What is a "fs domain"?
What is a "domain"?

With respect to classic unix file system,  are you aware of
symbolic-links and hard-links, and do you understand that a file may
have zero, one or more names?

If you're asking for the path name of the executable, while it's
running, what about the dynamically loaded shared libraries?  Do you
realize that the file may be unlinked (deleted) while the program is
still running?

__Pascal Bourguignon__                     http://www.informatimago.com/

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