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SubjectRe: Executable shell scripts
On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 01:03:24PM +0200, Mark Rosenstand wrote:
> It doesn't:
>
> bash-3.00$ cat << EOF > test
> > #!/bin/sh
> > echo "yay, I'm executing!"
> > EOF
> bash-3.00$ chmod 111 test
> bash-3.00$ ./test
> /bin/sh: ./test: Permission denied

Obviously.

It executes the script, finds that it needs an interpreter and runs /bin/sh
as specified telling it to run the script. /bin/sh though needs to read
the script in and since the script has no read permissions it fails.
Hence permission denied.

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