Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 01:55:36 +0800 From: orc <orc@...server.ru> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Priorities for next release? On Sat, 11 Aug 2012 12:50:49 -0400 Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> wrote: > On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 06:35:12PM +0200, Daniel Cegiełka wrote: > > >> argv > > > > > > I meant program_invocation_name or whatever ugly thing glibc > > > calls it. Of course if the goal is to make BSD programs happy, > > > that won't really help. I really wish somebody would just fix > > > these programs to save argv themselves if they need it (or to > > > hard-code their own names as a string literal...) rather than > > > keeping around the historical practice of poking at > > > implementation internals of the original libc they used.. > > > > That's what I do now (patches for __progname). Unfortunately some > > linux distributions forcing __progname, even Owl: > > > > in Owl's popa3d we have a #ifdef, which really helps. > > > > #ifdef HAVE_PROGNAME > > extern char *__progname; > > #define progname __progname > > > > http://cvsweb.openwall.com/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/Owl/packages/popa3d/popa3d/startup.c?rev=1.4;content-type=text%2Fplain > > > > but for Owl's msulogin we need a patch for musl: > > > > http://cvsweb.openwall.com/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/Owl/packages/msulogin/msulogin/sulogin.c?rev=1.4;content-type=text%2Fplain > > Couldn't this code just be fixed to add an argument to usage() and > call usage(argv) or even usage(basename(argv)) if preferred? > > Rich Or even progname = basename(argv) with global char *progname ?
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