Running a tcsh/csh script got an error: Badly Formated Number

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • After a system update running a previously working script may get the following error:
    "Badly Formated Number"

  • After a specific tcsh package update running a previously working script may get the following error:
    "Badly Formated Number"

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 (all versions)
  • tcsh-6.14-14.el5 and tcsh-6.14-17.el5

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