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Re: #! not a recognized internal or external command
I should also mention that the script was executed within a cygwin shell
window when this error occurred.
"Neil Messmer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I would have thought the paths set in your particuliar environment would
> have enabled to the find the correct shell for proper execution.
> I am still convinced it is a setup issue as it works on another machine
> here. OS versions and hardware are identical.
> "Corinna Vinschen" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 12:08:25PM -0700, Neil Messmer wrote:
> > > I have just installed the latest version of cygwin and get the
> > > error message when running my scripts while running cygwin under Win
> > > does not matter what shell I specify for the script.
> > >
> > > My paths on the win pc is set to /usr/local/bin; /usr/bin; /bin;
> > > /usr/x11r6/bin.
> > >
> > > The simple test script contains one line:
> > > #! /bin/tsch
> > s/tsch/tcsh
> > but the *real* problem is that you're trying to start a shell script
> > under cmd.exe. That won't work. The error message is generated by
> > cmd.exe because it correctly doesn't recognize #! as a command. The
> > #! syntax requires support by the starting application, in your case,
> > by Cygwin. If the starting application is not a Cygwin shell, you
> > must start the script as a parameter to the right shell:
> > C:\foo> tcsh script-name
> > Corinna
> > --
> > Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
> > Cygwin Developer mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Red Hat, Inc.
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