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 Nov 29 13:04:17 UTC 2010
----- Forwarded message from Marcel Moolenaar <xcllnt at mac.com> -----
On Nov 10, 2010, at 5:32 AM, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> ia64% file a.out
> a.out: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, IA-64, version 1 (SYSV), statically linked, not stripped
> 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.
xcllnt at mac.com
----- End forwarded message -----
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.
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