Subject: Re: Cannot execute binary file
To: matthew green <>
From: Andrew Cagney <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 08/01/2001 16:41:18
>  My guess if that your program is missing the NetBSD ELF signature.
>    A change since June was made to not assume that un-signed ELF
>    programs are NetBSD.


> yah, as i recall, andrew's GCC patches use the gcc crt, which doesn't
> include the proper netbsd note.  i had similar problems until i changed
> my sparc/i386 patches to use our crt.

Ah, but my final patch (at last committed) did use NBSD's crt0.o, just 
not crt{begin,end} :-)

> the change should be reverted.  we should default to trying to run
> binaries with the default emulation, given the right executable format.

I'll file a bug report.