Re: [PATCH] Re: #! incompatible -- binfmt_script.c broken?

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Fri Dec 06 2002 - 04:02:34 EST


> > And because of I was not able to find anything in POSIX which would say
> > that we should do split on spaces (not that I found that we should not),
> > I vote for leaving current behavior in Linux, and fixing perl manpage
> > (and eventually FreeBSD, if anyone is interested) instead.
> >
> Classic catch-22: POSIX won't standardize it because of lack of
> consistency between UNIX implementations, although everyone pretty
> much agrees it would be a desirable feature to add to the standard.

Why can't we simply have /bin/bash_that_splits_args_itself

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