[darcs-users] Re: execute permission for scripts

Samuel Tardieu sam at rfc1149.net
Fri Nov 26 12:32:22 UTC 2004

>>>>> "Ralph" == Ralph Corderoy <ralph at inputplus.co.uk> writes:

Ralph> A script doesn't need to start with #! to be executed.

Historically, a script needed to start with those four characters in a
row to be recognized as needing an interpreter:

  #! /

Even the space was mandatory.

Samuel Tardieu -- sam at rfc1149.net -- http://www.rfc1149.net/sam

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