Bug in #! processing
Pawel Jakub Dawidek
pjd at FreeBSD.org
Fri Oct 1 11:34:43 PDT 2004
On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 03:30:26PM +0200, Sławek Żak wrote:
+> >> I like the bahavior of FreeBSD besides special
+> >> treatment of # on the first line after #!. Allowing for comments on the
+> >> first line is a strange excuse. Have you ever seen a script commenting on
+> >> the interpreter execution or had a need to do so?
+> > No, but since this has been possible in FreeBSD for over 4.5 years, you
+> > can guarantee that someone is using it.
+> What do you think of sysctl named say kern.exec_hash_compat (set to 1 by
+> default) or kernel option (also set to old behavior) to `fix' the situation?
Adding sysctl to control this behaviour is the best we can get, IMHO.
I can commit this, with default value which keeps the current behvaiour,
but I don't like this name. We should find a name which starts at 'compat.'.
Any suggestions? compat.unix.exec_hash?
Pawel Jakub Dawidek http://www.FreeBSD.org
pjd at FreeBSD.org http://garage.freebsd.pl
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