python problems with dos lineendings in python-scripts

Steve Holden steve at
Sat Oct 22 15:45:32 CEST 2005

marco wrote:
> hi folks,
> i can not run any python scripts with dos lineendings under cygwin's python.
> if i run such a scripts i get stupid syntax error messages from python.
> what can i do to run these scripts without changing the lineending of these scripts.
> regards marco
The only time line endings will make a difference is if there's a 
carriage return on the shebang line. If you run the script using


you should find that you get no problems at all.

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