Why does perl excute bash script ?

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • perl can interpret bash syntax and can execute bash script if the script begins with #! directive, e.g.
# cat /tmp/perl.shell.sh
set -x
echo "this is test of perl"
# perl /tmp/perl.shell.sh
+ echo 'this is test of perl'
this is test of perl
  • Why perl does not throw error message ?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) all versions
  • perl

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