Re: Bug#1895: run-parts does not run scripts without #!/...
I think I am going to rewrite run-parts in C. I don't know perl and don't
have the time to learn it just to fix run-parts. :)
> Harald Schueler writes ("Bug#1895: run-parts does not run scripts without #!/..."):
> > Package: miscutils
> > Version: 1.3-5
> > Run-parts does not run scripts not beginning with #!/... This may not be
> > a bug, but it should be documented. run-parts --test, however, displays
> > _all_ scripts, which is rather confusing, and not a test at all.
> It does run them - or try to, anyway. It invokes `system' in Perl.
> Unfortunately Perl does the wrong thing when you say
> $foo='./t'; system($foo './u');
> if ./t isn't a proper executable script. IMO it should produce a
> message to stderr, but it doesn't. Instead $? is set to 62580 and no
> message is produced.