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Re: /usr/bin/perl^M: bad interpreter:

by brap (Pilgrim)
on Dec 03, 2009 at 05:03 UTC ( #810750=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to /usr/bin/perl^M: bad interpreter:

The comments on that page mention that same error. The resolution provided is to run the dos2unix /usr/local/bin/sr_server.dat command.

Windows and Unix systems use different end-of-line characters. The ^M bit you're seeing is from a Windows system, and isn't needed on the Unix system.

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Re^2: /usr/bin/perl^M: bad interpreter:
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 17, 2010 at 03:44 UTC
    Thanks for the dos2unix tip as it solved a problem for me.

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