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Re: determining the program_invocation_name

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: determining the program_invocation_name
Date: Fri, 24 Dec 2010 18:41:40 -0800
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On 12/24/2010 01:41 PM, Bruno Haible wrote:

>     Decide that it is better to have no gnulib API at all than an API that
>     has portability problems.

Given the results of your (impressive) research, I'm tempted to
go with this approach.

A fallback position might be to implement only A (the short
name), with a function that always returns a nonnull value,
even if it's only "(unknown program)" or "(pid 34223)" or
something like that.

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