Directory.GetCurrentDirectory() doesn’t point to bin folder anymore

I have an ASP.Net Core 3.1 solution that uses a Docker Compose file as its startup project. Calling the method Directory.GetCurrentDirectory() from anywhere in the code returns the string /app, which is weird as I was expecting this string to include /bin/Debug/netcoreapp3.1 or (Release if I build the code in release mode). If I go into the docker container that runs the code, the executing code is located at /app/bin/Debug/netcoreapp3.1.

What is going on?

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Method 1

Thanks to Canton7 in the comments above I figured out that you should call Path.GetDirectoryName(Assembly.GetEntryAssembly().Location) instead.


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