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Re: [Xen-devel] [SeaBIOS] SeaBIOS build problem

On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 09:48:48AM +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-02-20 at 09:22 +0000, Roger Pau Monné wrote:
> > When looking into gen-offsets.sh [0] I've realized there's a strange
> > shebang in the script ":", is this normal? Replacing ":" with
> > "#!/bin/sh" solves the problem, but I don't understand why the ":"
> > shebang works for some (on Debian stable it works ok) and what it
> > means.
> I've no idea either -- I've copied the seabios ML.

It's an old-style way of indicating the file is a shell script.  I
wasn't aware this creeped in there - it should be converted to the
more standard style.


commit 0fd9953a538b22e6087f9d4f25749e3622e40e87
Author: Kevin O'Connor <kevin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date:   Mon Feb 20 09:33:23 2012 -0500

    Use "#!/bin/sh" instead of ":" in tools/gen-offsets.sh.
    Signed-off-by: Kevin O'Connor <kevin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

diff --git a/tools/gen-offsets.sh b/tools/gen-offsets.sh
index 99fdc53..73dede8 100755
--- a/tools/gen-offsets.sh
+++ b/tools/gen-offsets.sh
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
 # Extract definitions from an assembler file.  This is based on code
 # from the Linux Kernel.

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