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Re: bash scripts in Guix question

From: Maxim Cournoyer
Subject: Re: bash scripts in Guix question
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2022 23:38:57 -0400
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Olivier Dion via <> writes:

> On Tue, 04 Oct 2022, jordi <> wrote:
>> Hi guixers,
>> i'm wondering...for my scripts to work in Guix, instead of
>>  '#! /bin/bash' , 
> Typically the `sh' program should be a symlinked to `bash' in your
> system profile.  I think it is the case for many distro.  If you want it
> to be bulletproof though for other distros maybe something like that:
> #!/bin/sh
> if [ "$(basename $SHELL)" != "bash" ]; then
>   exec bash "$0" "$@"
> fi
> echo "hey!"

I prefer the "#!/usr/bin/env bash" shebang; /usr/bin/env is available on
FHS distribution, and on Guix System, for convenience.  You can use if
for any interpreted script, such as Guile, Python, Perl, etc.


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