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# 1  
Old 01-04-2010
Error running a .sh script when extracted from a jar file.

I am trying to run a script called install.sh as follows:

I get a jar file, and extract it using the command:

unzip filename.jar -D path/to/files

then I navigate to that directory where I extracted the files, and run the command:

sh install.sh

(where install.sh is one of the files that has been extracted in that directory using the above unzip command.)


running this command gives me an error:

'nstall.sh: command not found.'

among other errors in the script ( from that portion of the script that should not even be executed, which is really weird).


However, instead of unzipping the jar file, if I just copied the same install.sh file to that folder, and ran the 'sh install.sh' command, the script runs fine. This makes me think that there is something wrong with unzipping of the jar file, but not sure. I am out of ideas on this. Any help would be appreciated.

P.S. I am using the ksh shell.
# 2  
Old 01-04-2010
Try "sh ./install.sh"
# 3  
Old 01-04-2010
I tried that already, that gives the same error.

---------- Post updated at 04:31 PM ---------- Previous update was at 04:03 PM ----------

As I said the script runs fine if I just copied the file install.sh and ran that command. It works fine even if I extracted the file from jar, deleted it, and brought it back, and then ran that command ( sh install.sh). It is only if I run that command directly after extracting it from the jar, do I get the error.
# 4  
Old 01-04-2010
Code:
chmod +x install.sh
sh ./install.sh

# 5  
Old 01-04-2010
Ok. I tried :
Code:
chmod +x install.sh
sh ./install.sh,

and that did not solve the problem.

Here is the listing of ls -l on that directory:
Code:
[oracle@vmhealthedb02]$ ls -l
total 20
-rw-r--r--  1 oracle oinstall   99 Dec 29 11:41 determineDataPumpDir.sql
-rwxr-xr-x  1 oracle oinstall 4802 Jan  4 15:18 install.sh
drwxr-xr-x  2 oracle oinstall 4096 Jan  4 15:19 META-INF
drwxr-xr-x  2 oracle oinstall 4096 Dec 28 14:25 scripts


Last edited by Scott; 01-04-2010 at 07:45 PM.. Reason: Please use code tags
# 6  
Old 01-04-2010
could you please give me the output with below command?

Code:
sh -x ./install.sh

# 7  
Old 01-04-2010
This is gonna sound silly, but I'm not sure what you're running. You do have /bin/sh right?

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