[pups] Installing begemot

Robin Birch robinb at ruffnready.co.uk
Fri Aug 13 06:27:41 AEST 2004

In message 
<7AD18F04B62B7440BE22E190A3F772140F6047 at mwsrv04.microwalt.nl>, Fred N. 
van Kempen <Fred.van.Kempen at microwalt.nl> writes
>> I have a different problem as well.  There is something broken in the
>> configuration of this computer!!!!!  If I execute a shell
>> file by going
>> /bin/sh filename then it works ok but if I try running a shell script
>> with #!/bin/sh in the first line I get a bad permission
>> error.  This is
>> preventing me from running make scripts and all sorts of things.  Any
>> ideas?
>Make sure the scripts have mode 0755 (or 0555, or whatever, as
>long as you have both read AND execute perm on the file...
Done that.  What happens is that sometimes I get a permissions complaint 
but sometimes I get a "bad interpreter" message.  If I execute the shell 
with the file name as a parameter then it all works.  I'm stumped.

Robin Birch

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