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SubjectRe: #!perl - alternative path to script interpreters - patch to 2.2
Hi Ben.

> Perhaps for the sake of portability the best way to approach it
> would be:

> #!/usr/local/bin/perl5
> #!perl
> <code>

> On linux systems with this support, /usr/local/bin/perl5 would
> be checked first, if it isn't there then it looks for relative
> interpreters for `perl'. This would make your hack more backward
> compatible.

Probably a better solution would be a patch which says "First try $CMD
as given. If that doesn't work, search for `basename $CMD` in some
standard set of directories...

Best wishes from Riley.

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