Shebang line on Windows?

Michael Torrie torriem at
Mon Feb 25 19:29:59 CET 2013

On 02/25/2013 10:29 AM, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> So much the wrong solution.  First of all, I don't think that Linus is
> on the bash development team so he can't help there.  Also, bash is not
> the only shell in the world.  

Ooops you didn't read what I said.  The shebang parsing is not done by
bash.  It's done by the kernel.  So it has nothing to do with bash or
any shell for that matter.

> And, Linux is not the only operating
> system in the world.  There are still a lot of Unix systems (the system
> that Linux is a clone of) out there.  FreeBSD, NetBSD, Solaris, Mac
> OSX, etc.  You can't expect all of them to bend over backwards for
> every Windows wart out there.

Yup.  This is true.  My suggestion was tongue in cheek.

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