Thanks Keith,

It turned out that it was referring to #!/bin/bash but a "which bash" doesn't come up with anything.  I changed it to #!/bin/sh and it now works.

- Mab

On Jan 9, 2008 7:20 AM, Keith Marshall <keithmarshall@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
On Wed, 2008-01-09 at 03:37 +1100, Michael Abbott wrote:
> $ ./msys-build-guile guile-1.8.2.tar.gz
> sh: ./msys-build-guile: No such file or directory
>
> msys-build-guile is definitely there, but for some reason it won't
> execute.  What could cause this to happen?

Presumably it is a shell script?  Does it have a shebang on its first
line?  (i.e. does the first line start with `#! /bin/sh', (without the
quotes, and the `#!' in columns 1-2))?  It needs that to make MSYS view
it as executable, since it lacks a qualifying file name extension.

HTH,
Keith.


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