Subject: Re: Java exec recognition
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/03/1997 11:02:03
> You could probably rip a bunch of the magic interpretation stuff out of
> file(1), making a libmagic, or something, and write a program (call it
> interp(1) :-) that could add and remove interpreters.. perhaps something
> like:
> 	interp /path/to/java/interpreter
> ...finds the magic, and adds the interpreter with the addinterp(2) system
> call.

It should probably be a sysctl, based on exec type.  "oh, for a better

Of all the things you might want to add a system call for, this
shouldn't be one of them.  8-)