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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting diffrence in executing a shell script Post 302362974 by Scott on Monday 19th of October 2009 04:25:25 AM
Old 10-19-2009
There is no difference in how any of these are executed in that they all fork new shells.

cat Test
echo $$

echo $$; ./Test

The first one will run the script using sh, overriding what the shebang (1st line of your script says (i.e. #!/usr/bin/ksh)).

cat Test

./Test[2]: pushd:  not found.

> bash ./Test
./Test: line 2: pushd: no other directory

It will run the script whether it's executable or not.

The second one will run the script from the current directory (./script.sh), overriding any other script.sh which is in the path.

The last one will run the first script.sh it finds in the path, not the current directory.

> ls -l Test
-rwx------    2 me     mygroup             21 Oct 19 10:15 T

> Test
ksh: Test: not found.


> Test
./Test[2]: pushd:  not found.

You missed one:

. ./script.sh

This will run script.sh in the current shell:
> cat Test
echo $$

> echo $$; . ./Test


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Test::Inline::Content(3pm)				User Contributed Perl Documentation				Test::Inline::Content(3pm)

Test::Inline::Content - Test::Inline 2 Content Handlers DESCRIPTION
One problem with the initial versions of Test::Inline 2 was the method by which it generated the script contents. "Test::Inline::Content" provides a basic API by which more sophisticated extensions can be written to control the content of the generated scripts. METHODS
new A default implementation of the "new" method is provided that takes no parameters and creates a default (empty) object. Returns a new "Test::Inline::Content" object. process $Inline $Script The "process" method does the work of generating the script content. It takes as argument the parent Test::Inline object, and the completed Test::Inline::Script object for which the file is to be generated. The default implementation returns only an empty script that dies with an appropriate error message. Returns the content of the script as a string, or "undef" on error. SUPPORT
See the main SUPPORT section. AUTHOR
Adam Kennedy <adamk@cpan.org>, <http://ali.as/> COPYRIGHT
Copyright 2004 - 2010 Adam Kennedy. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module. perl v5.12.4 2010-11-22 Test::Inline::Content(3pm)

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