premission denied executing a script

Daniel Bye freebsd-questions at
Mon Jan 9 11:45:35 PST 2006

On Sun, Jan 08, 2006 at 01:11:07PM -0500, RJ wrote:
> Thanks Ceri but, it didn't solve my problem.
> The script starts with "#!/usr/src/bin/sh" and I've tried changing it to
> "#!/bin/sh" (no quotes). The end result is still permission denied.
>  Does the system log what the script is trying to do? I can't find anything
> so far.

Well, that depends on whether or not the author included logging
functionality - without seeing the script, it's hard to tell...

How about trying to run the script with xtrace turned on?

 # sh -x /the/script

It causes each command to be echoed to STDERR as it executes, and may
help you home in on the problem.



Daniel Bye

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