Bug#488665: closed by Jonathan Nieder ( linux-image-2.6.25-2-686: cannot pass multiple arguments in #! line)
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> #488665: linux-image-2.6.25-2-686: cannot pass multiple arguments in #! line
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> Hi Michal,
> Michal Suchanek wrote:
> > When running script which has multiple arguments in the #! line the
> > arguments are joined into one. This breaks scripts that require multiple
> > arguments passed to the interpreter.
> > Observed output of the script:
> > ./test|-a -b -c|./test.sh
> > Expected outout of the script:
> > ./test|-a|-b|-c|./test.sh
> Sorry for the long silence. This is a longstanding behavior and,
> roughly speaking, by design. See  and the surrounding thread for
> some context.
> I actually wouldn't mind if someone raises this upstream again. I
> don't think it's worth tracking in Debian, though, hence closing the
>  http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/182403/focus=184600
It comes at somewhat unfortunate time kernel.org being down and taking
quite some time to get back up.
Thanks for the reference.
Interesting and somewhat sad reading :-s
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