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Re: bash: xxx.pl : no such file or directory



At 01:41 AM 5/30/98 -0400, you wrote:

>If I type xxx.pl  under bash shell prompt, the error message is "bash:   
>xxx.pl no such file or directory. However,
>if I put perl in front of xxx.pl , the program runs ok.

        Quite likely, the current directory is not in your PATH environment
-- in which case you would have to type:

                ./xxx.pl

to get it to execute -- shells will not look for executables in any
directory not specified in the PATH.

Sam'l B.



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