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Re: perl file doesn't execute

by Anonymous Monk
on Oct 15, 2011 at 06:56 UTC ( #931627=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to perl file doesn't execute

See How do I post a question effectively?

I'm guessing your line endings are not LF or CRLF, along with your shebang, so try

#!/usr/bin/perl -- die $^X;

I think I remember seeing this once with CR line endings, but I'm not gonna check :)

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Re^2: perl file doesn't execute
by rgiskard (Hermit) on Oct 15, 2011 at 14:03 UTC
    Perhaps subhash_fire can post some code; a lot of us are running Cygwin + Perl and can review. When you install Cygwin you get to choose file type (Unix or Dos) which really means you're choosing what kind of newline terminator you would like to use.

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