before writing a new script

echo -n '#!'$(which awk)
Try it this way...

By: SuperFly
2012-02-13 12:15:41

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echo '#!/usr/bin/env bash'
tusooa · 379 weeks and 1 day ago
still a bad idea.. so many useless typing. in the worst case, open you file in vi type !!which awk and then i#! in worst case...
makidoko · 379 weeks and 1 day ago
Tusooa has the right idea. With /usr/bin/env, you get whichever version of the interpreter your environment is using, without having to think about where it is.
Fudo · 379 weeks and 1 day ago
How about using vim-bashsupport? See This will automagically insert the proper lines depending on filetype. And some useful comment, and...
joedhon · 379 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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