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Re: SRFI-22 -- What won't work (small addition)




> From: sperber@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Michael Sperber [Mr. Preprocessor]
> >>>>> "Bengt" == Bengt Kleberg <qtxkleb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

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> 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)