[pups] Installing begemot
robinb at ruffnready.co.uk
Fri Aug 13 07:14:39 AEST 2004
In message <411BD929.4080009 at sun.com>, Chris Drake <Chris.Drake at sun.com>
>> The most curious one is a "bad interpreter" one. This is what I get
>>along with the permissions moan. But curiously if I run it sh
>>filename then all works.
>> It is as though there is some global shell permissions set up that
>Hoo, you've got a weirdo, all right. Darn, I was hoping it was trivial.
>Bad interpreter: sounds like the first line where you select "the shell"
>is munched somehow. Officially, you can select any interpreter you want -
>but you gotta get the name right. :)
> - any problems with the pathname? Is it /bin/sh and nothing else?
> - check perms on /, /bin, and /bin/sh just in case something got
> - what's your normal shell? How about it you change /bin/sh to
> the thing you run normally?
> - does anything follow the "sh" on the line? Like, perchance any
> strange nonprintable chars that might be interpreted as a part
> of the name or as a parameter to the shell?
> - try #!/bin/sh -x to see if you get any output from the script
> as it's run
> - do other scripts like one-liners work OK? Ie,
> echo hello world
> - any other messages?
>Just saw Warren's email, and he has a few good ones as well - like, what are
>you running on? :)
> - Chris
See my reply to Warren. I'll try this all tomorrow, the system is in
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