Re: netscape and sh/bash
On Tue, Jul 21, 1998 at 02:08:14AM -0500, JonesMB wrote:
> This has probabyly been discused here before but a search in the archives
> produced no results.
> I am running a Debian 1.3.1 system with a 2.0.33 kernel and v4.05 of Netscape.
> I have my helper apps setup in Netscape but when I click on a link that is
> supposed to launch an application, I always get a dialog box with errors like
> "sh -c:line 1:missing closing ")" for arithmetic expression"
> there are always 3 of these. I did a find for sh, I noticed that /bin/sh is
> linked to /bin/bash.
> How do I fix this so that applications will be launched properly.
I remember this one :)
AFAIK it is (was?) a bug in bash. Are you upgraded to the latest version
of bash? if not...then try that first otherwise...
ln -sf /bin/ash /bin/sh
then sh will link to ash which doesn't have this problem.
AFAIR that is the workaround (I have had no probs with it)
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