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David A. Bandel david at pananix.com
Sun Jul 8 10:53:20 PDT 2001


Corey McGuire wrote:
> 
> Ok, I have mentioned this before, but until now, I didn't have to opportunity to recreate this phenomena.
> 
> When I download a binary, "squake" for example, chmod 755, then try to execute "./squake" I get the error "sh: ./squake: No such file or directory"
> 
> This happens only with executables downloaded in binary form, when I compile the executable, it works fine.
> 
> I have tried FTP, HTTP and good old floppy with the same results.
> 
> I have another Linux box, I try it, it works fine.
> 
> This is not just squake, this is all downloaded binaries and even downloaded scripts.  (i can dump scripts via Telnet, or i wouldn't have gotten this far)
> 
> As a sanity check, AND THIS IS THE KICKER, I extracted it in my old host OS (suse 6.3) chmod 755, ran it, it spit out an error saying i didn't have the pak files (which means it worked) THEN rebooted into LFS and it STILL didn't work.
> 
> What am I doing wrong?
> 

Are you downloading in binary or ASCII format?  Make sure the download
is binary.

Ciao,

David A. Bandel
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