Newbie getting desperate with for

Nitin Pawar nitinpawar432 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 17 09:37:58 CET 2011


can you share the first line of your shell (shabang) ?

I think you have forgotten to tell the shell which interpreter to use

if you have not put #!/usr/bin/python then its plain shell script which is
incorrect



On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 1:57 PM, Werner <wdahn at netfront.net> wrote:

> I have a trivially simple piece of code called timewaster.py:
> ____________________________________________________
>
> while True:
>    i = 0
>    for i in range(10):
>        break
> _____________________________________________________
>
> It runs fine with Eric but when I try to run it from shell...
> > ./timewaster.py
> ./timewaster.py: line 4: syntax error near unexpected token `('
> ./timewaster.py: line 4: `    for i in range(10):'
>
> I've tried this on openSuse 11.3 and Kubuntu 10.04, both use Python
> version 2.6.5, both show the above.
>
> Before I tear out my hair any more (only 3 left) I thought I'd ask here
> what I am doing wrong.
>
> Best Regards
> Werner Dahn
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>



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Nitin Pawar
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