[fpc-pascal] Re: specifying the relative path to a file that is located in the same folder as the application bundle?

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Thu Feb 5 23:20:45 CET 2009

On 05 Feb 2009, at 23:00, Jonas Maebe wrote:

> On 05 Feb 2009, at 22:52, Paul Nicholls wrote:
>> Maybe I haven't understood you completely, but have you tried this?
>> MyProgramFolder := ExtractFilePath(ParamStr(0));
>> This should hopefully get you the folder of the currently running  
>> program
>> from within the program (at least under Win32 and Linux).
> That is completely OS (and sometimes OS-version) dependent, and  
> should not be used if you want portable code (even on Linux it does  
> not work under all circumstances).

For background information on this, see http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=8358


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