Re: Java in OS?

Steven L Baur (
08 May 1996 14:47:32 -0700

>>>>> "Matthias" == Matthias Urlichs <> writes:

Matthias> Hi,
Matthias> Jon Hamilton wrote:
>>> /tmp/foo:
>>> #!/bin/sh
>>> echo "Did it"
>>> /tmp/bar:
>>> #!/tmp/foo
>>> # nothing interesting
>> Works fine for me using 1.3.75 and libc 5.0.9.

Matthias> Not for me (1.3.98). Libc version should be uninteresting as
Matthias> it's the exec itself that returns the error (verified with
Matthias> strace).

This works for me at 1.3.98 and 1.3.99 whether I am root or not.
root# cat foo
#! /bin/sh
echo "Did it"
root# cat bar
# nothing interesting
root# ./bar
Did it

Matthias> NB, another and possibly related problem: "strace -f strace
Matthias> /bin/sh", i.e. trying to watch what strace does, fails with

Matthias> [pid 16357] ptrace(PTRACE_TRACEME, 0, 0x1, 0) = -1 EPERM
Matthias> (Operation not permitted)

I can duplicate this message, so it may not be related.

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