shell question - #!/bin/sh or #! /bin/sh ?

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Sun Jun 28 11:53:14 UTC 2009


hi,
On Sa, 2009-06-27 at 15:40 +0200, Soren Orel wrote:
> It's a usual thing to begin a script like this:
> 
> #!/bin/sh
> 
> but sometimes I see this (a space after the "!"):
> 
> #! /bin/sh
> 
> are there any differences regarding these two lines?

yes, the latter complies with the POSIX scripting rules ...
the space is irrelevant for execution though ...

ciao
	oli
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