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# 1  
Old 10-24-2009
Unable to make script executable

Hello everybody,
I'm unable to make my shell script an executable file.
The details are as follows:

PATH includes my $HOME/bin i.e. /rchome/rc1/bin
HOME directory is /rchome/rc1
script name is prep_mig.sh permissions set are 755

It's executing if I give below command
sh prep_mig.sh
but not with
./prep_mig.sh

Can anybody tell me what the problem might be ?
# 2  
Old 10-24-2009
1. when you execute as ./SCRIPT-NAME there is no need for you worry about the PATH.

2. Only you need to check, permission & she-bang.
It seems you have got permission already right.
What about she-bang ?! Have you given it correctly.

Also, it is good to post the error also, when you say some issue instead of just explaining about it.
# 3  
Old 10-24-2009
Hello,
Thanks for the response.

When I execute it as follows:
./prep_mig.sh
OR simply as
prep_mig.sh
Iget error as:
: No such fileor directory

I've given she-bang as follows:
#!/usr/bin/ksh
# 4  
Old 10-24-2009
Are you sure that ksh is in /usr/bin and not /bin?
# 5  
Old 10-24-2009
Hello jp,
Thanks for that suggestion

I've changed that to /bin/ksh
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