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Old 02-28-2005, 12:01 PM   #1
Vasquez
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Basic Shell Script Help


Hi,

first i would like to say this site has been a wealth of information since i have been trying to get to grips with linux FC3!

i am trying to write a basic script to excute several commands.

What i have is this:

#!/bin/bash
java antlr.Tool lex.g
java antlr.Tool syn.g
java antlr.Tool sem.g
java antlr.Tool irt.g
java antlr.Tool cg.g
javac *.java
java camle -syn test0.le

basically if i enter this commands in the terminal they all work so i know i have everything setup but when i run the script the only command to work is the last one "java camle -syn test0.le"
the top ones say "lex.g" file not found! etc, plus the compile all java command doesn't work either!

i have tried entering the full path but that doesn't work either.

basically i want this script as when i make any changes to any of the above files i have to type in all these commands and a script to do it would be much easier, but at the moment i am spending more time trying to get the script working!

thanks

Last edited by Vasquez; 02-28-2005 at 12:02 PM.
 
Old 02-28-2005, 01:31 PM   #2
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Are you running it from the same directory as otherwise? Try changing the /bin/bash line to read '#!/bin/bash -x': this will generate some debug output that will be useful.
 
Old 02-28-2005, 07:01 PM   #3
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opps feel a bit stupid now!

from using the -x option i could see that becuase i wrote the script in gedit that it was reading carridge retuns as part of the commands.

I just opened it in vi and sorted it!

Thanks for your help though and the -x tip!
 
Old 02-28-2005, 07:14 PM   #4
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No problem. I learned that -x tip a while back with a similar mistake... $I and $i are not quite the same thing.
 
  


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