[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Bug#374498: debian-policy: please suggest #! / for "4 byte magic"

Package: debian-policy
Severity: wishlist

policy presently uses "#!/" without a space, but some systems
apparently require the space ("#! /") and sense the script "type"
using a 4-byte magic number.  info autoconf / "portable shell"
mentions this.  It would be nice to at least error on the side of
portability and suggest this instead of the current one (without a

Reply to: