[darcs-users] Re: Wishlist: execute permissions

Manfred Lotz manfred.lotz at web.de
Fri Nov 26 13:38:33 UTC 2004

On Fri, 26 Nov 2004 09:19:09 +0100, Norbert Nemec wrote:

> I do not really like the idea of distinguishing by name. Python files, for 
> example, always have the ending ".py", but only some of them should be 
> executable as a script. Also, by convention, many sh-script files do not have 
> the ending ".sh"
> The first line of a script: "#!..." is much more meaningful.

Well, your one liner in the other mail is really elegant. However, there
are other binaries (besides scripts) which are not supposed to have a
shebang in the first line.


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