Subject: Re: Changing exec's #! behavior
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/13/2000 18:45:20
On Jun 13,  3:33pm, (Jason R Thorpe) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: Changing exec's #! behavior

| 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.

ok, then it might break things like

#!/bin/sh	# execute the shell.

But I guess, fine I think it is more reasonable to pass the argv vector.