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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Linux 2.6: shebang handling in fs/binfmt_script.c
Paul Jackson wrote:
> 1) If argv[1] starts with a '-', consume and handle as an option
> (or possibly as a space separated list of options).
> 2) Presume the next argument, if any, is a shell script file.
>
> I would be surprised if any of the major shells are coded this way.

It would have been a "smart" thing for Perl to do, extra friendly for
programmers, auto-configuring with a test at installation time of
course. I doubt Perl does that but it wouldn't surprise me - it seems
like quite a good idea - Perl scripts using the capability would even
be portable :)

-- Jamie
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