Re: [SLE] Shell Permissions as User
From: Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D. (s.molnar_at_sbcglobal.net)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 08:22:07 -0400
Many thanks for your reply. That was it. I had made an entry in .cshrc that
was the culprit. I wasn't really losing what few marbles I have left.
All is now well!!!
On Wednesday May 18, 2005 08:03 am, Ti Kan wrote:
> Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D. writes:
> > Now I am really confused. I am accustomed to being able to change from
> > the login shell, which in the case of my 9.3 installation is the bash
> > shell, to the C shell by entering csh in a terminal.
> > Suddenly, if I try that I get an error message:
> > computation@abnormal:~/CompChem/nwchem-4.7> csh
> > /usr/bin/.: Permission denied.
> Seems something in your .cshrc or another csh startup script is using
> the Bourne/Bash shell syntax ". somefile" to "source" another file.
> Csh doesn't understand that syntax, and tries to execute a program
> called ".", and /usr/bin happens to be the first directory in its PATH,
> and you can't execute /usr/bin/. (which is a directory).
> Ti Kan
> Vorsprung durch Technik
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