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I am using a Red hat 9.0. As everybody may know, when we are in a directory, say mydir,
if we want to run an executable file "test" in mydir, we type:
It works ok for me but now, the executable file I run has a call to invoke another executable
file namely test2. However, this call doesn't use the "./" path, i.e just "test2" so it causes an error (command not found) although test2 is really in mydir. I couldn't change this because "test " is a binary file and there is no way to modify it. (it's not a shell script).
I want to find how I can change the configuration of the system so that if I am in "mydir" and want run an executable file "test", I have to use the command "test" instead of "./test".
Ok, let me explain my problem in another way.
I am inside the directory "mydir", so it is my current directory. In "mydir", there are two executable files, namely "test" and "test2". "test" has a call to "test2". "test" is a binary file and I can't modify it.
When I run "test", I got an error (test2: command not found) and I know it is because the command to invoke "test2" in "test" source code is "test2" instead of "./test2".
I can't modify "test". How to get rid of this problem ?
No, it's not the problem with installation or sth like that.
I have to executable files, "test" and "test2" where "test" has a call to invoke "test2" to run. I am quite sure that I have "test2" in the same directory with "test".
Normally, in Red hat, if we want to run an executable file in the current directory, we have to type: ./test . Please notice the path "./"
I know this is reason of my problem. The command to call "test2" inside "test" does not include the path "./" . It works ok with Debian but it is not the case with Red hat, where we have to include path "./" if we want to run any executable file in the current directory. I don't know whether I can change that rule. If I can do so, I can fix my problem.
Just add your home directory or the directory its located in to your $PATH or adjust your program or script with the full path to both. This is asked quite often, a search most likely will find you other solutions or more details of what I've explained you need to do.