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posted on August 23rd 2010, at 16:47
by lunarg

For a shell script to determine its own location, you can use this code snippet. It takes relative and absolute paths into account.

#!/bin/bash
if [[ $0 == '/'* ]]; then
	MYLOCATION="`dirname $0`"
else
	MYLOCATION="`pwd`"/"`dirname $0`"
fi
echo "My location is: $MYLOCATION"

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