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Old 01-10-2005, 01:03 AM   #1
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got a syntax error which shows unexpected end of line when tried to run a shell scrip


I have installed a 3rd party tool called jspider in redhat 8.When i tried to run the same using ./ i got a message like this

[root@siva bin]# ./
: bad interpreter: No such file or directory

Then i tried with using sh then also got an error message but this time a different is as follows and the important thing is there is no 16th line

[root@siva bin]# sh
JSpider startup script
: command not found line 16: syntax error: unexpected end of file

I am giving the entire shell script down below

# $Id:,v 1.3 2002/12/24 10:52:22 vanrogu Exp $
echo ------------------------------------------------------------
echo JSpider startup script

if [ ! -d "$JSPIDER_HOME" ]; then
echo JSPIDER_HOME does not exist as a valid directory : $JSPIDER_HOME
echo Defaulting to current directory

echo ------------------------------------------------------------

java -cp ../lib/jspider.jar -Djspider.home=$JSPIDER_HOME net.javacoding.jspider.JSpider $1 $2

i am a beginner .So please do reply
Old 01-10-2005, 01:43 AM   #2
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Things looked different when I ran the same in mine Siva. And yeah, welcome to

[mufeed@gateway shell]$ ./siva
JSpider startup script
JSPIDER_HOME does not exist as a valid directory :
Defaulting to current directory
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: net/javacoding/jspide r/JSpider



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