----- Original Message -----
> From: Chris Angelico <ros...@gmail.com>
> To: 
> Cc: Python <python-list@python.org>
> Sent: Friday, May 23, 2014 4:01 PM
> Subject: Re: shebang & windows: call an extensionless git hook
> On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 11:53 PM, Albert-Jan Roskam
> <fo...@yahoo.com.dmarc.invalid> wrote:
>>  Ok, I just found out that the script works as-is under Windows (I need to 
> save it as 'pre-commit', not as 'pre-commit.py'. That's 
> great, though I still don't understand how Windows (or Git) knows how to do 
> with it.
> Are you running git from inside bash? If so, it's probably parsing the
> shebang and simulating a Unixesque environment, as part of the whole
> "let's try to make Unix stuff mostly work" policy. I'm amazed 
> at how
> well it actually works; from drive letters to execution differences,
> everything's somehow finagled into operation.

I just used cmd.exe and did some commits. And it just worked. Not sure about 
TortoiseGit. (*note to self: check this next week!*)
Maybe Git does something with the 'mode python' shebang (and python is on 

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