Bug in #! processing

Bjoern Koenig bkoenig at cs.tu-berlin.de
Sat Oct 2 03:54:27 PDT 2004

Garrett Wollman wrote:

> Just to clear there air here: POSIX does not specify, and by design
> and intention has never specified, the "#! hack" or any other means
> for making scripts directly executable.

You can go further. POSIX tells explicitly that "#!" is optional and that its behaviour is unspecified.


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