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Re: /usr/bin/env - Incorrect parsing of #! line?

At 03:35 PM 2/20/2002, Peter J. Acklam wrote:
>Christopher Faylor <> wrote:
> > If it works the same way on linux and on cygwin, then there is
> > nothing to fix.
>Ok.  But where is this documented?
>I expected "#!/usr/bin/env perl -w" to work because I thought the
>line would be interpreted as on the command line (shell) and as is
>documented in the manual page for env.  Since the behaviour is
>different when the line is in the shebang line, it has to be
>documented somewhere.

Well if env documentation states a particular behavior and that behavior is
not what you see, then there is a bug in env or it's documentation.  You 
should contact it's maintainer and since it appears to be a general issue,
you should contact the GNU maintainer, not the Cygwin.

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