Subject: Re: an emulation environment dilema...
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Andreas Wrede <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/23/1998 09:29:33
On Fri, 23 Oct 1998 07:55:53 EDT Todd Vierling writes
> On Thu, 22 Oct 1998, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> : 	20:36 [279] $ ls -l /emul/sunos/usr/bin
> : 	-rwxr-xr-x  1 woods  wheel    1010 Oct 22 13:40 arch
> At 1010 bytes, this is obviously a shell script.
> Just out of curiosity, what shell was this written for (head -1 it)?  I
> don't have my SunOS CD to check.
> I'm wondering if it's trying to do emul prefixing on the shell at the top of
> this file.  Could you do a "ktrace -i" on the SunOS make to see the events
> surrounding running /bin/arch?

I had some luck running emulation specific shell script by changing the 
interpreter line to #!/emul/xxx/bin/sh. This will cause all file opens by 
the script to be first tried with the /emul/xxx/ prefix. Of course, you 
possibly inherit a whole new set of problems from running an emulated 

Andreas Wrede              Planix, Inc.         Networking, System Administration, Consulting      Toronto, Ontario, Canada