[kwlug-disc] Binary shell scripts?

William Park opengeometry at yahoo.ca
Fri Jan 3 14:35:12 EST 2014


On Fri, Jan 03, 2014 at 01:49:21PM -0500, Joe Wennechuk wrote:
> Hello..
>     I have inherited a server, and there are several backup scripts on
>     it; however, when I try to look at the scripts, bash is reporting
>     that they are binary files, and I can't open them?  What am I
>     missing here?

I'm assuming you checked permissions, so what does "file" or "vi" say?
It could be just compressed file.
-- 
William




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