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Re^5: system command is not working

by jffry (Hermit)
on Dec 09, 2011 at 18:30 UTC ( #942710=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: system command is not working
in thread system command is not working

The first two bytes of the file must be the characters #! You can not just have a few blank lines above your #!/usr/bin/perl line.

This is a shell script (with line numbers showing), not a Perl script:

1 2 #!/usr/bin/perl 3 4 echo This is really a shell script!

If the first two bytes of the file are not #! then the system default shell will interpret the commands in the file. Thus, your error.

Seriously, dude, you need to learn the basics of your Unix shell.


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