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Re: Bad interpreters coming out

by elef (Friar)
on Apr 06, 2011 at 10:03 UTC ( #897721=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Bad interpreters coming out

I don't get the thread title at all. How is this a case of "bad interpreters coming out"? What "interpreters"? Where do they come out? From the title, I thought this was a thread about misbehaving perl interpreters.

This is a case of CRLF line endings being generated when you expected LF (the extra character is CR, not ^M. ^M is just vim's representation of a CR character).


Comment on Re: Bad interpreters coming out
Re^2: Bad interpreters coming out
by cdarke (Prior) on Apr 06, 2011 at 11:27 UTC
    I wondered that as well. My guess was that some shells report "bad interpreter" (or something similar) when a ^M (\r) appends the program path on the #! line.

    dos2unix, or s/\r//, would be my solution.

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