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SubjectRe: binfmt_script and ^M
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Alan Cox wrote:
> > > > (\r\n), Linux 2.4.2 can't find an interpreter because it doesn't
> > > > recognize the \r. The following patch should fix this (untested).
> > >
> > > Fix the script. The kernel expects a specific format
> >
> > For what reason? Is it a standard to not allow it, or does it break
> > other things?
>
> The line terminator is \n so if you have
>
> #!/usr/bin/perl\r\n
>
> Then the command to run is "/usr/bin/perl\r" - and \r is a valid file name
> component

Agreed. If you insist "fix" it with.....

cd /usr/bin
ln -s perl perl\r

Roger.

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