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Old 08-04-2004, 10:38 PM   #1
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bash question

there must be an easy answer to this....

i can run things from the prompt in bash. if i put the same thing in a file, and then try to run the file, it gives:

-bash: test: command not found

have tried at the top of the file


and nothing at the top, just trying to get echo to work, everything works fine if i just enter it from the $

question is i guess, what do i need to include or put at the top of the file to execute it?

i am in directory when i try this, it has 777 permissions.

Old 08-04-2004, 10:45 PM   #2
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Normally on Linux systems the current directory isn't
in your path for security reasons.

Old 08-04-2004, 10:46 PM   #3
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super thx


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