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>> I have a question regarding the vnode_to_path() function [...]
> The problem is that it works if and only if [...].
That's the immediate pragmatic problem.
More serious, I think, is that it exhibits a much more fundamental
confusion: it is confusing objects with names for objects.
> The correct way to handle this is to call getcwd there instead, but
> there's so far no agreement to accept the possible extra overhead on
> every exec call. Also, there *are* race conditions and it's not at
> all clear what the consequences might be.
The current directory may not have any name, and if it does, it may not
be determinable by the user doing the exec.
> $ORIGIN is a poorly conceived interface, unfortunately.
Not as if _that_'s anything new.
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