Bug in #! processing
ceri at submonkey.net
Wed Sep 29 06:53:50 PDT 2004
On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 08:33:51AM -0500, Ryan Sommers wrote:
> Ceri Davies wrote:
> >That seems wrong too. #! shouldn't be magic anywhere other than at the
> >beginning of a file.
> I haven't looked at the code yet, on my list, but I'm guessing this was
> done to avoid a possible circular reference. The interpreter magic is
> only allowed one level of indirection to avoid such a case. This might
> have been added to avoid a malicious condition.
That check doesn't actually exist.
The reason for ignoring # given in the relevant commit log (r1.21)
was to allow comments on the first line.
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