Glibc ldd needs /bin/bash

Randy McMurchy randy at
Fri Mar 23 17:23:50 PDT 2007

Bruce Dubbs wrote these words on 03/23/07 19:01 CST:

> What's a "program interpreter"?
> I'd prefer "default shell".

Hopefully, Bruce is just joking. :-)  I've been using the term since back
in the days I was using a Tandy color computer with a 'basic' program
interpreter cartridge plugged in.

The shebang line doesn't have to be a shell. It can be any program
that interprets the following lines in the file. Hence, 'program


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