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Re: /usr/bin/env - Incorrect parsing of #! line?
- From: Christopher Faylor <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 13:53:10 -0500
- Subject: Re: /usr/bin/env - Incorrect parsing of #! line?
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On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 07:38:21PM +0100, Peter J. Acklam wrote:
>I use different computers where Perl is installed different
>places, so I can't hardcode the location of perl in the shebang
>line. Thus, I use env, which works great on all UNIXes I work on,
> #!/usr/bin/env perl -w
> print "This is Perl version $]\n";
>but on Cygwin I get
> /usr/bin/env: perl -w: No such file or directory
>why does Cygwin look for the file "perl -w". No UNIX I have
>worked on would parse the shebang line that way.
Because... we're mean.
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