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Re: installing on x86_64


From: Jeroen Dekkers
Subject: Re: installing on x86_64
Date: Sun, 27 May 2007 12:27:16 +0200
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At Sat, 26 May 2007 19:44:09 -0500,
Jerone Young wrote:
> 
> Really..exactly waht distro and gcc version are you using. There is
> still lack for _start with compiling 32-bit binaries using gcc x86-64.
> I'm currently been testing on Fedora Core 7 beta and I see the problem
> consistently (though I do need to update it some). Others have
> reported the problem in the past also. What I do need to know is how
> you are successfully compiling it . Is your gcc version less then 4.x
> ?

I'm using Debian, both gcc 4.1 and 4.2 works. Missing _start means
that your compiler can't generate 32-bit programs. Test this first by
compiling a simple test program (e.g. "int main (){return 0;}") using
-m32. That probably doesn't result in a working executable either.

Jeroen Dekkers




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