[pups] Installing begemot
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
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Fri Aug 13 17:33:57 AEST 2004
On Friday, 13 August 2004 at 8:19:15 +0100, Robin Birch wrote:
> In message <Pine.BSI.4.05L.10408121627090.18049-100000 at moe.2bsd.com>,
> Steven M. Schultz <sms at 2BSD.COM> writes
>> On Thu, 12 Aug 2004, Carl Lowenstein wrote:
>>> iota: try 1109$ ./bad
>>> : bad interpreter: No such file or directory
>>> iota: try 1110$ cat bad
>>> iota: try 1111$ od -c bad
>>> 0000000 # ! / b i n / s h \r \n d a t e \n
>>> iota: try 1112$
>>> - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
>>> Note that there is a '\r' character at the end of the #! line.
>> And that's the cause of the problem. The kernel is scanning for
>> '\n' and when it finds the (unix) end-of-line character it then
>> tries to exec the program "/bin/sh\r" and fails.
>> Was the original script created on a windoze box perhaps? Or was
>> a different method of getting a \r used? :)
>> Steven Schultz
> Hi Steve,
> Long time no chat.
> The scripts were tar'd off a Mandrake linux system then untar'd on a
> SuSE system. Something has got munged in the process I guess.
> What I'll do is a make really clean and then tr the whole thing to add
> \n instead of \r and start again.
Judging by the above, you want to remove the \r, not change them to
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