This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: Missing strings.exe in binutils
- From: Duncan Roe <duncan_roe at acslink dot net dot au>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2014 09:51:49 +1000
- Subject: Re: Missing strings.exe in binutils
- Authentication-results: sourceware.org; auth=none
- References: <538BB0D5 dot 6040203 at att dot net>
On Sun, Jun 01, 2014 at 07:01:41PM -0400, Jeff Hubbs wrote:
> Hi -
> I have a script within a very complex software package that uses the
> command. Everything I Googled/read suggests that strings.exe comes from the
> binutils package. The problem is that neither of the available versions of
> seem to actually contain strings.exe. It's not in /usr/bin; find can't turn
> it up under /usr at all.
> There's even this:
> $ cygcheck -p strings.exe
> Found 19 matches for strings.exe
> And if I go to
> this appears:
> 2014-05-29 02:01 709661 usr/bin/strings.exe
> Yet there's no strings.exe. I've even tried binutils packages from a few
> different mirrors.
> If there's no fixed binutils package available, can someone shoot me a
> strings.exe I can just fly into place for the time being?
> - Jeff
On my Slackware system, binutils comes with strings-GNU. Perhaps you will find
you have strings-GNU.exe - if so you could symlink it to strings.exe,
Cheers ... Duncan.
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple