[TUHS] Etymology of shebang

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Sat Apr 22 01:07:48 AEST 2017

Sorry, yes -- which is why I think the exec hack first show up in the BSD
kernel.  It was an efficiency trick on the PDP-11's.  The idea was to catch
the change of shell as soon as possible.

On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 10:48 AM, Ron Natalie <ron at ronnatalie.com> wrote:

> Oldest actual use in a post I can find is 1997
> *I did find something I had completely forgot about.   The csh used to
> (probably still does?) differentiate between Bourne shell scripts and csh
> scripts by looking for #.*
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