Commit e35708b4 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

Support invoking Emacs via a symlink on MS-Windows

* src/w32.c (w32_my_exename): Resolve symlinks in the
executable name, to support searching for the pdumper file
when the executable is found via a symlink.
* src/emacs.c (load_pdump): Add a comment about symlink
resolution on Windows.
parent d4a0e418
......@@ -868,6 +868,8 @@ load_pdump (int argc, char **argv)
if (exename)
{
#ifdef WINDOWSNT
/* w32_my_exename resolves symlinks internally, so no need to
call realpath. */
real_exename = exename;
exename = NULL;
#else
......
......@@ -9988,18 +9988,34 @@ w32_relocate (const char *epath_dir)
return epath_dir;
}
/* Return the full absolute name of the running executable.
/* Return the full absolute name of the running executable. If the
executable is a symlink, resolve it.
Note: this function is called early during startup, when Unicode
file name are not yet supported. */
file names are not yet supported. Thus the result must be an
ANSI-encoded string. */
char *
w32_my_exename (void)
{
static char exename[MAX_PATH];
if (!GetModuleFileNameA (NULL, exename, MAX_PATH))
return NULL;
/* FIXME: Resolve possible symlinks in the last component of
exename, i.e. if the executable itself is a symlink. */
/* The caller expects us to resolve all possible symlinks in the
last component of exename, i.e. if the executable itself is a
symlink to a file in another directory. */
if (get_volume_info (exename, NULL)
&& (volume_info.flags & FILE_SUPPORTS_REPARSE_POINTS) != 0)
{
/* chase_symlinks wants its argument in UTF-8. */
char exename_utf8[MAX_UTF8_PATH];
filename_from_ansi (exename, exename_utf8);
/* If EXENAME is a symlink, replace it with its target. */
char *tgt = chase_symlinks (exename_utf8);
if (tgt != exename_utf8)
filename_to_ansi (tgt, exename);
}
return exename;
}
......
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