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Old 08-01-2006, 07:20 PM   #1
MrSako
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/bin/bash


im trying to execute a script to create IP tables
this whole thing started here

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...=469034&page=3

this is the script in question (i want this basic thing to work it has something ot do with this bash/sh stuffi think)

#!/bin/bash
echo "Testing"

i go to the directory with this file and..

[root@vps local]# chmod a+x test.sh
[root@vps local]# ./test.sh
: bad interpreter: No such file or directory


i tried it also with /bin/sh and i got the same thing

both sh and bash exist inside /bin

this is on CentOS 4.2
 
Old 08-01-2006, 07:46 PM   #2
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Whenever I see somebody with the error "bad interpreter: No such file or directory" , I think they are creating/editing the file in Windows. I don't have Windows but, am able to make a text act like that and this is what it looks like...

./test.sh
bash: ./test.sh: /bin/sh: bad interpreter: No such file or directory

Then, I run this little diddy to convert it to Linux format ....
Code:
perl -i.bak -pe 's/\r\n/\012/' test.sh
Now, I try it again...

./test.sh
This is a test of my script
 
Old 08-01-2006, 07:52 PM   #3
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wow it worked!

i guess i should write all that down?
 
Old 08-01-2006, 09:32 PM   #4
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You should be able to change the way text is saved in the text editor you're using, from dos mode to unix mode.
 
  


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