Re: Possible speed enhancement

On Wed, 2008-09-24 at 11:24 +0200, Xavier Bestel wrote:

> > > Maybe the x bit should count as a '.exe' extension (sort of) ?
> > 
> > this would create false positives on FAT volumes, where most of the
> > files have a -x bit unless you change the default umask used to mount
> > them.
> Then don't do it on FAT.

on *nix file systems, instead, you'd have a lot of scripts (sh, perl,
python, ruby, everything that's using an interpreted or /usr/bin/env) or
basically everything that's executable but not a binary. most of them,
especially the system ones that live in /usr/bin, do not have an


Emmanuele Bassi,

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