CSE 190 Sp 2000 -- Lecture 15 -- May 23, 2000

Explanation of how the kernel does
#!/path/to/interpreter flag
processing of scripts, how historically scripts were interpreted by the ``one true shell''.

Explained the time-of-check vs time-of-use bug in setuid shell scripts and why interpreted programs are no longer allowed to be setuid.

Asked if a script could be interpreted by an program that is in turn written in an interpreted language.

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