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SubjectRe: [BUG?] binfmt_script: interpreted interpreter doesn't work
On Sun, 2002-09-15 at 20:15, Pozsar Balazs wrote:

> This may well not be bug, rather an intended feature, but please enlighten
> me why the following doesn't work:
> I have two scripts:
> /home/pozsy/a:
> #!/bin/sh
> echo "Hello from a!"
> /home/pozsy/b:
> #!/home/pozsy/a
> echo "hello from b!"
> Both of them has +x permissions.
> But I cannot execute the /home/pozsy/b script:
> [pozsy:~]$ strace -f /home/pozsy/b
> execve("/home/pozsy/b", ["/home/pozsy/b"], [/* 25 vars */]) = 0
> strace: exec: Exec format error
> [pozsy:~]$
> Isn't this "indirection" allowed?

hm... never chcked the code but I think /home/pozsy/a needs to be in

What are you trying to do, anyway?


Gilad Ben-Yossef <>

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will do what they're told". Famous last words, the collection.

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