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Perl Language Reference Manual
by Larry Wall and others
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22.2.3 Switches On the "#!" Line

When you make a script executable, in order to make it usable as a command, the system will pass switches to perl from the script's #! line. Perl checks that any command line switches given to a setuid (or setgid) script actually match the ones set on the #! line. Some Unix and Unix-like environments impose a one-switch limit on the #! line, so you may need to use something like -wU instead of -w -U under such systems. (This issue should arise only in Unix or Unix-like environments that support #! and setuid or setgid scripts.)

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