Subject: Re: perl / sh problem
To: Christoph Badura <>
From: Michael K. Sanders <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/14/1999 11:51:26
In message <>, Christoph Badura writes:
> (David Brownlee) writes:
>>	I', trying to use the standard method of having a shell script
>>	that runs perl (direct from 'man perlrun')
>>           #!/bin/sh -- # -*- perl -*- -p
>You could also get rid of the crap from "--" onwards.  It serves no
>useful purpose that I know of.

The '-*- perl -*-' part, at least, is used by Emacs to auto-load
perl-mode for the file.  The '-p' would be passed to perl.