Subject: Re: perl / sh problem
To: Christoph Badura <email@example.com>
From: Michael K. Sanders <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/14/1999 11:51:26
In message <199901141651.RAA21155@orade.ora.de>, Christoph Badura writes:
>email@example.com (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.