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    SubjectRe: Shebang - why are parameters not splitted on whitespace?
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    On Sat, 06 Dec 2008 01:04:52 GMT, Américo Wang said:
    > On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 5:29 PM, Geralt <usr.gentoo@googlemail.com> wrote:
    > > Hello,
    > >
    > > I should have anticipated this objection :-). I'm aware that this is
    > > not consistent among Unix operating systems (you can find more about
    > > it here [1]), but I was specifically refering to linux in this case
    > > and why it handles the shebang arguments as one big string and not as
    > > single arguments for the application.
    >
    > I can't think out any strong reasons, maybe only becasue Linux developers
    > prefer that approach.

    And of course, "whitespace" is a somewhat fungible concept. 'man bash'
    and read about $IFS.
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