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Re: Bash: Cannot execute binary file
Christopher Faylor-8 wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 06:27:57PM -0700, independentt wrote:
>>Ok here is my problem I used to be able to run bIRCD on a shell before.
>>now first time I try cygwin, I WGET
>>http://ircd.bircd.org/bewareircd-linux.tar.gz and unzip it, edit the
>>files. And now I try to execute it using (.) ./BIRCD and it says BASH:
>>Cannot execute binary file. I have full access to the file and when I type
>>file bircd it says ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1
>>(GNU/Linux), statically linked, stripped.
> If you go to http://cygwin.com/ and look under "...isn't it?" you'll see:
> Cygwin is not:
> * a way to run native Linux apps on Windows. You must rebuild your
> application from source if you want it to run on Windows.
> If file says "ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386 version 1
> (GNU/Linux)", it means it's a Linux file. That means that you have to
> build a Cygwin/Windows version of bircd. What you have is not a Cygwin
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how do I build a cygwin version of bircd?
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