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Re: Shebang line parsing mystery

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Nicholas Clark
January 18, 2012 07:42
Re: Shebang line parsing mystery
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On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 04:22:51PM +0100, Rafael Garcia-Suarez wrote:
> On 18 January 2012 16:10, Nicholas Clark <> wrote:

> > I'm a bit stuck as to how to measure it. And really without any feeling for
> > whether it's useful to anyone, I find it hard to have an opinion about it.
> Also, who uses the exec-what's-on-the-shebang feature nowadays ?
> > The code is (effectively) stable. Is it getting in the way?
> It's surprising and undocumented. I could document it. But I fear that
> the number of users for that hidden feature is 0.

Add it to the list of "future deprecations", see if anyone even reads the
5.16.0 perldelta, and then drop it at some point before 5.18.0?

(but don't document it unless someone demands it)

Nicholas Clark

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