sh not finding a file, even though the full path is given

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Mon Jun 30 17:08:48 UTC 2008

On Mon, 30 Jun 2008 18:01:04 +0200
"Axel Etzold" <AEtzold at> wrote:

> > Also, I assume that you are aware that "/bin/sh" is linked to
> > "/bin/dash" in Ubuntu now, not to /bin/bash .
> this is the information I lacked. Changing the shebang line to /bin/bash saved the day!
> Thank you ever so much!

You're welcome :)

I've been caught by this a few times myself!

Peter Garrett <peter.garrett at>
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