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    bash: cannot execute binary file


    Hi, I have installed Mandriva 2005 on my P4 machine. Everything is fine except the fact that when I compile a Fortran 77 program using "g77 -c" command, I cannot run it! It says "cannot execute binary file". I have tried to run it as root or even change the permissions but it still does not work.
    I appreciate your help.

    Farhad

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    If the g77 compiler takes the same flags as gcc does (it does) then all you did was create an object file. You need to now do:
    Code:
    g77 foo.o -o foo
    To get an executable file "foo".

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    Thanks

    Thanks so much. It solved the problem.

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