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SubjectRe: #!perl - alternative path to script interpreters - patch to 2.2
On 23 Mar 1999, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Make that /etc/scripts or something. However, the general idea is
> sound.

Don't put it in /etc, because then

"find /etc -type f -follow | xargs grep foo"
will grep a bunch of binary files. One of the real joys of using Linux
compared to most other Unix or Unix-like systems is how most Linux systems
keep binaries out of /etc, so when I find myself trying to find some
random configuration thing, I can grep without fear.

--Tim Smith


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