On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Minero Aoki wrote:

> Hi,
>
>  In mail "Re: [ANN] - install.rb hack # 42"
>    Ara.T.Howard / noaa.gov wrote:
>
>>>> Oh. Almost forgot. Does setup.rb have Ara's hack #42 ?
>>>
>>> It has been doing shebang correction since mmm the beginning of time :-)
>>
>> i know it's supposed to - but i can't seem to make it:
>
>>    jib:~/eg/ruby/tmp > cat /home/ahoward/bin/a.rb
>>    #!/usr/bin/env ruby
>
>> ??  what am i doing wrong  ??
>
> setup.rb does not replace #!/usr/bin/env hack because
> it is better than the abstract path, in many cases.
> In the past day someone (I forget) asked me this feature.
> When and only when you use abstract path to ruby,
> setup.rb replaces shabeng.

this makes good sense - but i do think it there should be a flag to override
it.  in any case you'll be happy to know that i'm in the process of switching
much of my packages over to setup.rb - nice work on that!

cheers.

-a
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