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Old 04-02-2004, 06:31 AM   #1
ffenics2002
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bad interpreter error message


Hi there

I have a .scr script which I am trying to run, but every time I do so, I get the following error:

/bin/bash: bad interpreter: Permission denied

I have checked that bash is installed and is in the said directory and all seems to be fine. But, I still get the error.

Can anyone please advice as to what else I could try?

I am using Suse 9.0

Thanks in advance

Ffenics
 
Old 04-02-2004, 01:26 PM   #2
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Make sure the first line in your script looks like:
Code:
#!/bin/bash
Make sure the file is executable
Code:
chmod +x yourscriptname.scr
 
Old 04-15-2004, 01:17 PM   #3
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I hit the same problem today and found that I had the funky ^M characters because some editted the file in dos. I ran dos2unix on the file and it cleaned it up for me.

I only realized this because vi said [dos] at the bottom....
 
  


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