[fpc-pascal] InstantFPC and argv

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat May 5 09:22:04 CEST 2012

On Fri, 4 May 2012, Mattias Gaertner wrote:

> On Fri, 04 May 2012 17:22:16 +0200
> dhkblaszyk at zeelandnet.nl wrote:
>> I'm creating a script to be executed by instantfpc when I noticed
>> that paramstr(0) does not reflect the location of the script but the
>> location of the cached executable. Is there a way to alter this location
>> programatically to the script location? Is there an alternative way?
> instantfpc passes as first parameter the original file name.
> But execv overrides the first argument with the executed file. AFAIK
> there is no alternative.
> You can set an environment variable.

I think the environment variable is the best and easiest shot.


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