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operating system (Or "shebang line", "bang path")
/sh*-bang'/ (From "sharp" and "bang") The magic cookie
"#!" used in Unix to mark the start of a script, e.g. a
Under Unix, if the first two bytes of an executable file
are "#!", the kernel treats the file as a script rather than
a machine code program. The word following the "!" (i.e.,
everything up to the first whitespace) is used as the
pathname of the interpreter. For example, if the first
line of an executable is
the script will be treated as a Perl script and passed as an
argument to /usr/local/bin/perl to be interpreted. Some
variants of Unix also allow one or more parameters to be
passed to the interpreter, for example, you can write