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

    > > > But script written under different OS will work under linux without
    > > > change.
    > > It won't unless you have root privileges to tweak the translation
    > > table used by your patch.
    > Yes. :-(
    > .. and not: translation table is ordinary directory. (but probably
    > only root should have write access to it).
    > Note that this patch is not very usefull but it is also very thin
    > in terms of memory usage (and doesn't affect speed).

    You want people to write

    instead of


    . Ok. Make them write


    instead, and make sure /etc/shells contains right symlinks. No kernel
    modification needed.

    Or just make sure everybody has perl installed in /usr/bin or at least
    has /usr/bin/perl -> /real/location/of/perl. [Right way, IMO]

    I'm really Pavel
    Look at ;-).

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