[BRAINSTORM] shebang fixing framework

Eitan Adler lists at eitanadler.com
Tue Apr 30 17:46:38 UTC 2013

On 30 April 2013 13:41, Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 01:38:03PM -0400, Eitan Adler wrote:
>> On 30 April 2013 13:35, Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> > All of this will be damn slow operations, we want to keep this as fast as
>> > possible, even if per-ports it seems quite fast, when you are about the build
>> > the whole ports tree few seconds there and there will become hours
>> Yes, that is why I ended with "I guess it isn't too bad.", although I
>> guess it wasn't clear I meant needing lang_FILES.
>> I'd prefer shebangfix_FILES and have all the language fixes apply
>> without needing to specify which one.
> most of the case you will know what file needs what shebang, so why trying all
> possible case when you can get it directly?

If applied as a regex it doesn't really matter.

I'm thinking it will look something like

sed -e regex_for_perl \
    -e regex_for_python \
    -e regex_for_php \

or some variant thereof

now that I think about it a bit more it may even be faster than
forking once per language.

Eitan Adler

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