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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] NT CGI - Fetch interpreter from registry and other a
Date Sat, 13 Jun 1998 19:25:52 GMT
On Sat, 13 Jun 1998, Gregory A Lundberg wrote:

> On Sat, 13 Jun 1998, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> > I can see checking the shebang line if the extension isn't
> > listed in the registry.  Other than that, I'm inclined
> > to think that maybe the registry should dominate.  On the
> > other hand, I can foresee confusion if someone has multiple
> > versions of Perl installed and frobbing the shebang line
> > doesn't do anything.  Hmm.
> Don't think like a Unix guru .. think like a Windows-weenie .. go by the
> registry and forget the whole shebang.

Except that lots of people like not having hidden voodo behind the scenes,
having things magically change from server to server, etc.

I suggest it be configurable.  Performance sucks having to open the file
just to read the interpreter, so it should be disablable and the
preference between the two should be settable.

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