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OS 10.4 - Shell Broken ?


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I recently switched from Linux to Mac. I was making a shell script. I loaded it up on my browser and it gave me a 500 error. I checked my logs, it said Premature end of script headers. This script did work on my Linux.

So I made a new little script with something as simple as:
Code:
#!/bin/sh
echo Content-Type: text/html
echo
echo Hello!
It failed. Same header error. But the same script works on my Linux. So I ran the script in the Terminal. The output: :/

Code:
$ sh test.sh
echoent-Type: text/html
Why does it look like that :/ On my Linux I get:
Code:
$ sh test.sh
Content-Type: text/html

Hello!
Any ideas ?

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I don't know what is wrong, but I can confirm that something is wrong.
Code:
adrian-petrescus-computer:~ adrianpetrescu$ vim test.sh
adrian-petrescus-computer:~ adrianpetrescu$ chmod a+x test.sh 
adrian-petrescus-computer:~ adrianpetrescu$ ./test.sh 
Content-Type: text/html

Hello!
The same script works fine for me. Sorry...
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So is there anything I can do about it :/ ?
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I don't know about everyone else, but this is the way I would write it.

#!/bin/sh
echo "Content-Type: text/html\n"
echo "Hello!"

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