[Tutor] env shebang with options

Rick Pasotto rick at niof.net
Sun May 2 02:03:39 EDT 2004

On Sat, May 01, 2004 at 05:55:43PM +0200, Magnus Lyckå wrote:
> At 22:50 2004-04-29 -0700, Danny Yoo wrote:
> >Ok, after reading this a bit, I'm guessing that
> >
> >    #!/usr/bin/env python {options}
> >
> >might not be so portable, as the shebang feature seems to behave
> >subtly different between all the the Unices.
> Yes, it seems that
> #!/usr/bin/env python
> and
> #!/usr/bin/python -Ot
> works, but not
> #!/usr/bin/env python -Ot
> in Linux.

I believe that's because '#!command' can take only *one* option string.
In the last case the command is '/usr/bin/env' and that option is
'python'. Anything after that is ignored.

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