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Re: Fix for script magic.

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: Fix for script magic.
Date: 01 Nov 2000 23:11:40 -0200
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On Nov  1, 2000, François Pinard <address@hidden> wrote:

> [Pavel Roskin]
>> >From Autoconf documentation:

>> --------------------
>> If you omit the space before the path, then 4.2BSD based systems
>> (such as Sequent DYNIX) will ignore the line, because they interpret
>> `#! /' as a 4-byte magic number.
>> --------------------

> Let's remove that comment, as well as all those useless spaces.

They're not *totally* useless.  The problem, IIRC, was that `file'
would only recognize shell scripts when they had the space in.

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