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Simple Mac OS X Perl tutorial UNIX
There's a simple tutorial that explains how to write and execute a Perl script under Mac OS X located at

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Even the simplest example doesn't work with me
Authored by: hamarkus on Jan 21, '04 12:41:02PM

Hi, I just wanted to get started by following the tutorial at
but I get the following error:
'Exec format error. Binary file not executable.'

I did the chmod step as you can see below

[xxxxxxxx:~/Desktop] xxxxxx% chmod 755
[xxxxxxxx:~/Desktop] xxxxxx% ./
./ Exec format error. Binary file not executable.

Any help would be really appreciated.

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