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Old 10-05-2007, 02:08 AM   #1
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shell script


I have a Red hat server where I'm trying to execute diferents shell scripts, but I am not able to do this.

A simple shell script that I try to execute is this:

ls -al /home/jboss/jboss-4.0.2
ls -al /home/jboss/jboss-4.0.2/server/nps-tempo/log/*

rm /home/jboss/jboss-4.0.2/server/nps-tempo/log/*

(the folder "log" exists)
When I execute:
the result is:
: bad interpreter: The file or the directory does not exist

When I execute:
...]$ ksh
the result is:
: The file or the directory does not exist
: The file or the directory does not exist-tempo/log/*
: not[7]:
rm: it is not possible to be erased «/home/jboss/jboss-4.0.2/server/nps-tempo/log/*\r»: The file or the directory does not exist

I have tried to put #!/bin/sh where I have #!/bin/ksh

but the result is similar

I don't understand who is the problem.

Can you help me? thanks
Old 10-05-2007, 02:23 AM   #2
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It sounds like you have created the script on a Windows PC and then copied to server so file is in the wrong format. Open the script in vi and then press Esc, press :, then enter set ff=unix and then press : again and enter wq. This will convert the file to unix format and remove any unwanted control characters from the end of line.

Best of luck

Old 10-05-2007, 02:29 AM   #3
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Thanks 4 ur reply, now it works


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