[jifty-devel] weird shebang in jifty

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Sat May 19 15:02:31 EDT 2007

On May 19, 2007, at 3:43 AM, Andreas J. Koenig wrote:

>   % head -3 /usr/local/perl-m-5.8.0 at 31162/bin/jifty
>   #!/usr/bin/env perl
>   use warnings;
>   use strict;
> I'm surprised why jifty has this shebang line that calls the wrong
> perl for people who have more than one perl around.
> Is this intentional or an accident?

That's a fairly standard idiom for "use the first perl in my path."
This is particularly important to those of us who have multiple perls  
installed locally, like say, on OSX.

I'm open to better ideas, htough.


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