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Win32 Perl has always had GetModulePathName()

At least my cursory grep didn't find that function in the perl source -- but perhaps it's called via some libraries or alias. It looks like it's just getting the name from whatever the compiler sets up as argv[0].

Based on 'case 3' in this article, I thought it might be possible to spoof the executable name with a bogus argv[0] via CreateProcess, but my experiments with Win32::Process and Win32::Job weren't successful at getting anything other than the absolute path. I didn't try with Win32::API directly as that doesn't (yet) compile for Vanilla Perl.

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