Linux application deployment
jzgoda at gazeta.usun.pl
Sun Sep 5 19:10:10 CEST 2004
Grant Edwards <grante at visi.com> pisze:
>> import sys, os
>> me = os.path.abspath(sys.argv)
> That's only mostly reliable. Nothing in Linux/Unix actually requires that
> argv be the program's path. It is the convention to pass that as
> argv, but there may be corner cases where it doesn't work.
Based on Python docs:
The list of command line arguments passed to a Python script.
argv is the script name (it is operating system dependent whether
this is a full pathname or not). If the command was executed using
the -c command line option to the interpreter, argv is set to the
string '-c'. If no script name was passed to the Python interpreter,
argv has zero length.
In my opinion, this would be enough to get full path of currently
running program, if run from script. Are there any caveats (except this
"-c" option, which I don't count, as is not relevant in most cases)?
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