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perlscript as she-bang lineby saintmike (Vicar)
|on Dec 28, 2004 at 22:52 UTC||Need Help??|
saintmike has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
let's say there's a perl script /tmp/parse_me which has a she-bang line calling the perl interpreter and expects a file as an argument.
Now, when a script like
gets called from the command line, the bash shell will call another instance of bash and hand it some text, which of course throws an error:
However, if the above script gets called in the zsh shell, it correctly calls
Does anyone know if there's a limitation in bash that only allows executables in the she-bang line, and prohibits using perl- and other scripts?