Cannot execute binary file

Christopher Faylor
Thu Sep 7 18:27:00 GMT 2006

On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 07:19:39PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>On 07 September 2006 19:08, Arun Biyani wrote:
>>Recently, I've run into this "cannot execute binary file" problem.  I
>>have not run this program for 3-4 months but before that it would run
>>fine in Cygwin.  It was compiled and linked for Cygwin even though
>>"file" command says linux.
>>[rom$:553] m68k-elf-objcopy -O  binary  umon_rom.elf umon_rom.bin
>>/bin/m68k-elf-objcopy: /bin/m68k-elf-objcopy: cannot execute binary file
>>[rom$:554] file /bin/m68k-elf-objcopy
>>/bin/m68k-elf-objcopy: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), for GNU/Linux 2.2.5, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.2.5, stripped
>No.  No way on earth did it ever run that file.  If the file command
>says linux, then it IS linux.  You must have overwritten your cygwin
>version at some stage with a linux version.

I suspect that there is a m68k-elf-objcopy and a m68k-elf-objcopy.exe
file there.  The m68k-elf-objcopy (without the .exe extension) should be


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