Bug in #! processing

Garrett Wollman wollman at khavrinen.lcs.mit.edu
Thu Sep 30 08:50:41 PDT 2004


<<On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 13:21:54 +0100, Ceri Davies <ceri at submonkey.net> said:

> Good, I'm not losing my eyesight then.  In theory this means that we're
> free to do whatever we want, as the commit log for revision 1.21 of
> imgact_shell.c suggests.

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.

-GAWollman



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