strange "Exec format error" (gcc4.2 suspicious)

Wes Morgan morganw at
Mon May 21 01:23:23 UTC 2007

On Sun, 20 May 2007, Alexander Kabaev wrote:

> On Sun, 20 May 2007 21:30:55 +0200
> Harald Schmalzbauer <h.schmalzbauer at> wrote:
>> Am Sonntag, 20. Mai 2007 schrieb Dag-Erling Smørgrav:
>>> Harald Schmalzbauer <h.schmalzbauer at> writes:
>>>> I compiled samba on a fresh -current and I'm seeing strange
>>>> errors. When I try to execute 'net' I get this error:
>>>> /usr/local/bin/net: Exec format error. Binary file not executable.
>>> If you're running amd64, there was briefly a bug that caused the
>>> 32-bit
>> It was my very first thought too, but it's i386. It's a xeon 3050
>> (core2, thus EM64-T) processor but world alwys was i386 and also is
>> for that jail. Could it be possible that there's any runtime
>> detection which made me 64-bit binaries on a 32-bit base system?
> Samba auto-detected -fpie support in GCC 4.3 and tried to use it.
> FreeBSD kernel does not know how to deal with binaries created by this
> option yet, so it freaks out.
> Add --disable-pie to CONFIGURE_ARGS in sambe3 port for now.

This same problem exists for kdelibs3, maybe other kde ports 
(investigating now).

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