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Re: Can't execute shell scripts.
- To: Craig MacFarlane <craigm at chemconnect dot com>
- Subject: Re: Can't execute shell scripts.
- From: Steve Kelem <kelem at adaptivesilicon dot com>
- Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2000 16:16:58 -0800
- CC: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Organization: Adaptive Silicon, Inc.
- References: <3888F4C6.CF63BEAE@chemconnect.com>
It's usually because the 1st line of your script refers to a program
that isn't in the place you specified. The script works if you invoke
sh directly, because the 1st line of your script starts with a #
character, making it a comment.
> Pardon if this is a FAQ, but I couldn't find an
> answer in the FAQ.
> I can't execute shell scripts.
> bash-2.02$ foo.sh
> bash: foo.sh: No such file or directory
> bash-2.02$ ./foo.sh
> bash: ./foo.sh: No such file or directory
> Only by prepending sh does it work.
> bash-2.02$ sh foo.sh
> Why is this?
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