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Re: bad interpreter: No such file or directory

by trantor (Chaplain)
on Jul 22, 2004 at 08:48 UTC ( #376511=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to bad interpreter: No such file or directory

If this is a standard Red Hat Linux 9, then the correct path is /usr/bin/perl and your script should start with:


If in doubt, type this command at the shell prompt, it will tell you where the perl executable is found:

which perl

As a side note, "Perl" is the language, "perl" is the program used to run Perl programs, but there is no such thing as "PERL". Please check the FAQ here.

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