#!/bin/sh troubles

Christopher Seawood cseawood@qualcomm.com
Mon Dec 28 14:52:00 GMT 1998

On Mon, 7 Dec 1998, it was written:

> I copied b20.1's sh.exe to /bin/sh and cp removed the execute permissions.
> Chmod'ing the binary did not work either.  So I moved /bin/sh to 
> /bin/sh.exe.  Autoconf runs and spits 6 lines of control chars, each
> ending with ": not found".  Then it spits out
>      /bin/sh.exe: 11: Syntax error: ")" unexpected.  

Well, I was playing with the problem again today when I accidentally
typed:  sh /bin/sh.exe .  And surprise, I got the same 6 lines of control
chars so could it be that sh is attempting to run itself instead of the
shell script that calls it when I try to run just ./configure or autoconf?


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