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Re: No such file or directory

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: No such file or directory
Date: Tue, 1 Jan 2013 20:25:55 -0500
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On Tuesday 01 January 2013 15:10:00 Chet Ramey wrote:
> On 1/1/13 2:49 PM, Aharon Robbins wrote:
> > Michael Williamson wrote:
> >> I have a complaint. Apparently, when unknowingly attempting to run a
> >> 32-bit executable file on a 64-bit computer, bash gives the error
> >> message "No such file or directory". That error message is baffling and
> >> frustratingly unhelpful. Is it possible for bash to provide a better
> >> error message in this case?
> > 
> > It's not Bash. That is the error returned from the OS in errno when
> > it tries to do an exec(2) of the file.  Bash merely translates the
> > error into words.
> FWIW, the file in question that's not found is either the 32-bit version
> of the loader or one of the required 32-bit libraries, not the binary
> itself.

it's the ldso missing.  if a lib was missing, the ldso would spit out a useful 
message telling you exactly which lib could not be found.  at least, that's 
the standard Linux (glibc/uclibc/etc...) behavior.

$ ./a.out: error while loading shared libraries: libfoo.so: cannot open shared 
object file: No such file or directory

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