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Old 05-15-2006, 09:34 AM   #1
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"bad interpreter: No such file or directory "

After running my shell scripts written in windows. I am getting : "bad interpreter: No such file or directory -"

how can i solve this thing..

I wanna learn linux badly me guys .. Hilfe Hilfe
Old 05-15-2006, 10:39 AM   #2
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Please post the first line of your script. You can use a terminal window and type
head -n 1 SCRIPT.FILE
Old 05-15-2006, 10:39 AM   #3
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perl -pi -e 's/\r//g' <scriptname>
This is due to stupid end of line war. Even text files have different format between mac/linux/windows...
Old 05-15-2006, 10:53 AM   #4
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If you use a 'decent' editor in windows, the problem does not occur. I use PFE which can save files in UNIX format. There are other ones as well.
As an alternative, you can make a little sed-script that does the trick (very similar to nx5000's code).
Old 05-18-2006, 10:28 AM   #5
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Guys thanks a lot for replies ..

But still none worked.

What i did was :
1. Create a copy of the file .
2.Delete the file.
3. Recreate the file in linux using touch filname.
4.Then vi filename


5.Then copy the contents of the old file into this..

6.Now the shell script works..
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May I suggest you save yourself a lot of time and just learn vi/vim ? ;-)


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