Shell: No such file or directory, but the file exists

Example File:

# File Name : tools.csh

source $PROJ_DIR/scripts/getOS.csh

 

Commands run from terminal:

$> echo $SHELL

tcsh

$> pwd

project1

$> cd work

$> source ../tools.csh

/home/myname/myprojects/project1/scripts/getOS.csh: Command not found

$> ls ../scripts/getOS.sh

../scripts/getOS.sh

$> ls /home/myname/myprojects/project1/scripts/getOS.csh

/home/myname/myprojects/project1/scripts/getOS.csh: No such file or directory

From the above, it seems like, the file exists if accessed using relative path.

Same file is not accessible using absolute path.

 

Fix:

Check $PROJ_DIR path carefully starting from ‘/’

There may be typo making it to point to different path, which results in such errors from Shell.

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