binutils problem? WAS [Re: static linking error: ELF binary
type "0" not known. Exec format error. Binary file not executable.]
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Mon Dec 6 15:16:32 UTC 2010
On Mon, Dec 06, 2010 at 02:06:22PM +0100, Tijl Coosemans wrote:
> On Monday 29 November 2010 14:04:16 Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > ----- Forwarded message from Marcel Moolenaar <xcllnt at mac.com> -----
> >> On Nov 10, 2010, at 5:32 AM, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> >>> [ia64]
> >>> ia64% file a.out
> >>> a.out: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, IA-64, version 1 (SYSV), statically
> >>> linked, not stripped
> >>> [amd64]
> >>> amd64% file a.out
> >>> a.out: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, x86-64, version 1 (FreeBSD),
> >>> statically linked, for FreeBSD 9.0 (900023), not stripped
> >> The branding on ia64 is wrong. The executable is not marked as being
> >> a FreeBSD executable. It's declared as SYSV, whereas on amd64 it's
> >> properly declared as FreeBSD.
> >> This is a binutils problem.
> > Anybody here can explain better what Marcel meant
> > by "binutils problem", and how to fix it?
> > I've binutils-2.20.1_3 installed from devel/binutils.
> As a workaround you could manually brand the executable:
> brandelf -f 9 a.out
this works fine.
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