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>>>>> "Bengt" == Bengt Kleberg <qtxkleb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes: >> From: shivers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> Uhh... has anyone checked to ensure that it's *guaranteed* OK by Posix to >> put that space there? Are we being jollied by permissive implementations, >> or is it definitely OK? Bengt> Not having Posix available I (finally) checked with the (Single) Unix Bengt> spec (which is available at Bengt> http://www.opengroup.org/pubs/catalog/web.htm (note lack of 'l')). Bengt> It is unspecified what a first line starting with '#!' means. Ie, to be Bengt> portable, do not use one. Bengt> Posix anyone? Bengt> PS I still stand by my previous email stating my remembering that '#!/' Bengt> works everywhere, whereas '#!/' does not work on certain (very rare) Bengt> Unices that read and compare 4 bytes of a file. Ermh, I it does seems as though the stuff within quotes in your mail is sometimes lacking a character or two. When you say "do not use one," what do you mean by "one?" -- Cheers =8-} Mike Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla