Subject: re: Changing exec's #! behavior
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: matthew green <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/16/2000 14:06:27
   >	#!/usr/bin/awk NR > 1 {print $1}

that is one argument 

   >which (as a one line file) works just fine as a "print column 1" program,
   >which is perhaps pretty silly (col works better usually), but {print $1 + $2}
   >is something that is harder other ways.
   that's a neat use of this "function" but imho, it's not that much of a
   feature and looks more like a bug.  what do the standards say?  perl

standards?  heh.

   obviously expects the interpreter to *only* pass one arg, as do many
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