In article <20021118153749.A13574 / freeze.org>,
Jim Freeze  <jim / freeze.org> wrote:
>On Tuesday, 19 November 2002 at  5:09:27 +0900, Phil Tomson wrote:
>> I want to install a script that will be run as an executable which isn't a 
>> big problem on *nix, just put:
>> #!<path_to_ruby>
>> on the first line and make the file executable.
>> 
>> However <path_to_ruby> can vary depending on which flavor of *nix or even 
>> which flavor of Linux you're using and how ruby was installed.
>> 
>> So my question is, does install.rb take care of this?  ie. for each script 
>> in your package's /bin directory does it prepend the #!<path_to_ruby> 
>> prior to installing the script?
>> 
>> Also...  I would guess that unless you're running cygwin under Windows 
>> that install.rb wouldn't be too useful for installing a package on the 
>> Windows platform, correct?
>> 
>
>What about using 
>
>#! /usr/bin/env ruby
>

Oh, good idea.  It seems to work on Linux.  Does it work on other *nix's 
as well? 

Phil