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


    On Sun, 21 Mar 1999, Pavel Machek wrote:

    > You want people to write
    > #!perl
    >
    > instead of
    >
    > #!/path/perl
    >
    > . Ok. Make them write
    >
    > #!/etc/shells/perl
    >
    > instead, and make sure /etc/shells contains right symlinks. No kernel

    ... so that it would *definitely* break on Linux too ;-/
    $ cat /etc/shells
    /bin/ash
    /bin/bash
    /bin/csh
    /bin/sh
    /usr/bin/es
    /usr/bin/ksh
    /usr/bin/rc
    /usr/bin/tcsh
    /usr/bin/zsh
    $ man chsh
    [snip TFM]
    FILES
    /etc/passwd - user account information
    /etc/shells - list of valid login shells
    [snip TFM]


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