On Monday 12 July 2010 17:37:19 Joke de Buhr wrote: > On Monday 12 July 2010 16:46:22 Atom Smasher wrote: > > on freebsd, zsh installs as /usr/local/bin/zsh. on linux (and most other > > systems?) it installs as /usr/bin/zsh. > > > > what's the best way to make zsh script portable between linux and > > freebsd? > > > > i could start the script with: > > #!/usr/bin/env zsh > > > > or i could specify that the script be executed as: > > zsh script > > > > is there a better way? > > Using env doesn't solve the problem either. There is no guarantee the "env" > program is installed under /usr/bin/env. It may as well be installed under > /usr/local/bin/env. > > But every unix should have a bourne shell compatible shell located at > /bin/sh. You can use a bourne shell compatible code snippet and call zsh > from it. If PATH contains zsh than this will do the trick. > > > #!/bin/sh > > if [ -z "$ZSH_VERSION" ]; then > ## searching PATH for zsh executable > exec zsh $* < $0 > > ## no zsh detected > exit 1 > fi > > ## zsh should be running now. do zsh stuff > print "hello" sorry, the correct version should be: #!/bin/sh if [ -z "$ZSH_VERSION" ]; then ## searching PATH for zsh executable exec zsh $0 $* ## no zsh detected exit 1 fi ## zsh should be running now. do zsh stuff print "hello"
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