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Old 01-31-2002
Thanks, that worked.

OK, I'm back to normal, but still baffled by an original problem I had. I'm trying to run a script out of my /home/atama/bin directory. When I type the scripts name (test) from home/atama, I get nothing. But when I type ./bin/test the script runs. /home/atama/bin is in my path so why the heck isn't this working?

The file is executable.

Here's a snap shot of "echo $PATH":

/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/spectro:.:/home/atama/bin

Does anyone know what's going on here?
# 9  
Old 01-31-2002
Use this command:
type test
and you will find that bash has a built-in command called test. You should call your program something else.
# 10  
Old 01-31-2002
Thanks!
 
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