Subject: Re: Changing exec's #! behavior
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/13/2000 15:33:36
On Tue, Jun 13, 2000 at 09:32:09PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:

 > Now I suddenly cannot use an interpreter that has a space in its
 > filename. What should the kernel do next? Start parsing backslash

Actually, you couldn't do that before, either.  Try it.  It will stop
at the space (considering that the end of the interpreter name), and
then hand the rest of the line off to the interpreter as the argument.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>