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Shebang : Make executable by setting the correct shebang and executable bit

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created by
Johannes Hoff
 
script type
utility
 
description
This script tries to reduce the repetitive work it is to make a file executable. It provides three functions:

SetShebang() which sets the correct shebang (e.g. "#!/usr/bin/python"),
SetExecutableBit() which sets the executable bit, and
SetExecutable() which calls the two functions above.

The SetExecutableBit() is simply stolen from http://vim.wikia.com/wiki/Setting_file_attributes_without_reloading_a_buffer . Thanks a lot Max Ischenko!
 
install details
Put this file in your .vim/plugin folder and map a key to call SetExecutable. For example, in my vimrc, I have

map <leader>X :w<CR>:call SetExecutable()<CR>
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
shebang.vim 1.1 2012-06-06 7.0 Johannes Hoff Support for more filetypes
shebang.vim 1.0 2010-12-13 7.0 Johannes Hoff Initial upload
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