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> From: sperber@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Michael Sperber [Mr. Preprocessor] > >>>>> "Bengt" == Bengt Kleberg <qtxkleb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes: ...deleted > 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?" Sorry about that. It should have been (as I hope it was the first time): '#! /' works everywhere, whereas '#!/' does not work on certain (very rare) Unices Do not use one => Do not use a first line with '#!' as the first characters (to be portable according to the (Single) Unix Spec). bengt (who apologise and should stay out of discussions above his depth)