[Fedora-packaging] Draft to prohibit use of #!/usr/bin/env

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at gmail.com
Fri Jul 24 06:20:50 UTC 2009

On 07/23/2009 10:58 PM, Braden McDaniel wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-07-22 at 08:44 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> [snip]
>> A solution that would meet both upstream and Fedora's usage would be to
>> change the build scripts of the packages to substitute the interpreter
>> lines in at build time.
> This suggestion really goes to the heart of what makes me uncomfortable
> with your proposal: it comes down to asking packages to do something
> special for Fedora.  And the most compelling reason for this request
> appears to be that Fedora's toolchain can't cope.  The philosophical
> direction this seems to represent is not one I'd like to see Fedora
> take.
The toolchain is only a minor point.  The major point is that it causes
breakage for some end users.


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