executable won't run on another machine

Ben Hutchings do-not-spam-ben.hutchings at businesswebsoftware.com
Tue Apr 8 18:07:56 CEST 2003


In article <v90mh6ppf9bc09 at corp.supernews.com>, Lance wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> I created an executable using McMillan's Installer. It runs great on the
> development machine. I copied it to another machine and it doesn't run. I
> type the executable name from a command prompt, hit return, and get another
> command prompt.
<snip>

Did you put './' in front of the executable name?  Most Unix systems are
configured not to include the current directory in the search path.  If
you forgot to do that then you could be running some other program that is
in the search path.




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