Re: binfmt_script and ^M

From: Ivo Timmermans (
Date: Tue Feb 27 2001 - 08:47:46 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
> > When running a script (perl in this case) that has DOS-style newlines
> > (\r\n), Linux 2.4.2 can't find an interpreter because it doesn't
> > recognize the \r. The following patch should fix this (untested).
> Fix the script. The kernel expects a specific format

For what reason? Is it a standard to not allow it, or does it break
other things?

Ivo Timmermans
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