[Tutor] Re: ": No such file or directory"

Jorge Godoy godoy at ieee.org
Thu Apr 29 15:23:14 EDT 2004

On Qui 29 Abr 2004 15:54, tpc at csua.berkeley.edu wrote:

> Hi everybody, has anybody gotten the strange message above when trying to
> execute a Python script from command line ?  I wrote it on a Linux box and
> ported it to Windows by adding and commenting out a few lines.  It was
> working fine then today it started to behave strangely by not completely
> finishing executing all the lines of code.  I decided to bring the script
> back to Linux to see if I could get error messages from the command line
> to see where the problem was.  When I made the necessary changes and
> executed it, I got:
> <paste>
> nike:/var/www/html# ./parseDonations.py
> : No such file or directory
> </paste>
> I then tried a diff between the two scripts (i.e, the script before I
> ported it to Windows, and the script after I ported it back to Linux),
> and for some strange reason diff gave me the entire two files, as if
> there was nothing in common between the two, even though my eyes could see
> clearly chunks of code that were exactly the same.  Am I doing something
> wrong ?

Run 'dos2unix' on such a script.

I had the same error due to the char that represents EOLs on each OS.

Godoy.      <godoy at ieee.org>

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