Subject: Re: An annoying failure I've seen a lot of.
To: Dave Burgess <email@example.com>
From: Rob Windsor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/26/1996 22:43:10
Verily did Dave Burgess write:
> I am tired of trying to find this myself. If one of you could help, I'd
> sure appreciate it.
> Whenever I try to run an ELF or COFF binary, I get the following error:
> ./linux.x86: 1: Syntax error: "(" unexpected
>From what I remember, linux and SVR4 compat isn't working right when you
try to use both.
> options COMPAT_SVR4 # binary compatibility with SVR4
> options COMPAT_IBCS2 # binary compatibility with SCO and ISC
> options COMPAT_LINUX # binary compatibility with Linux
> options COMPAT_FREEBSD # binary compatibility with FreeBSD
> What am I doing wrong?
Comment out 'options COMPAT_SVR4' unless you really do use Solaris/x86
binaries, until the compat code is fixed.
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