Subject: Re: semi-random pmax file questions
To: Aaron J. Grier <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 02/04/1998 17:45:13
On Wed, 4 Feb 1998, Aaron J. Grier wrote:

> $ cat hello.c
> #include <stdio.h>
> main() {
>         printf("hello world!\n");
> }
> $ gcc hello.c -o hello
> $ file hello
> hello: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, MIPS R3000_BE - invalid byte order, version 1
> $
> Is this normal?  invalid byte order?

I saw the same thing with a NetBSD ELF kernel. I'd love to have it

> I'm also having a heck of a time getting bash to run...  it compiles, but
> upon execution bombs out with "free: Called with unallocated block
> argument".  I know it's probably un-BSD of me, but I don't particularly
> like csh syntax.  I WANT BASH.  :)

I ran into something similar with tcsh, though the free didn't cause a
crash. I think/bet the problem's that bash is defining its own malloc. Try
either configuring it to use NetBSD's malloc, or compiling it staticly (so
everything will use its malloc).

Take care,