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Re: Linux Bash chokes on Cygwin Scripts (bad interpreter)


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: Linux Bash chokes on Cygwin Scripts (bad interpreter)
Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2002 12:24:56 -0400
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"\"Sandy McPherson\" <allset_bv <at> yahoo" <address@hidden> com wrote:
> The script will run correctly, but somehow
>
> script
>
> chokes on the
>
> #!/bin/sh^M
>
> it looks for a file called /bin/sh^M and not /bin/sh.

Right, and "it" in this case is the Linux kernel.  The problem occurs
before bash has a chance to do anything about it.

> Why does the Linux version not handle the DOS format files?

Because Unix text files use plain line feeds to represent newlines.

> Is there a patch to fix this.

You could patch the kernel, but it's easier to fix the script.


paul



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