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Re: non-setup information in setup.hint (was Re: Maintainers/PackagesList, 2003

On Tue, 25 Nov 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 03:10:51AM +0000, David F wrote:
> >>) We could decide on a comment convention for setup.hint that could be
> >>) used for some other tool to process:
> >>)
> >>) #!binary only
> >>
> >>That works, or maybe even #!binary-only and either let multiple flags be on
> >>one line or allow flags to have arguments.
> >
> >It's a bit contrived, but...
> A *bit* contrived?
> >~$ ./setup.hint
> >bash: ./setup.hint: binary-only: bad interpreter: No such file or directory
> >
> >Perhaps the special comment should be something other than the shebang?
> >Just a thought.
> I pledge to never try to execute setup.hints and be confused by the
> output if I see the above.  I certainly hope that the rest of the cygwin
> maintainers take that pledge as well.
> cgf

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