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Old 08-28-2012, 01:30 PM   #1
madhav024
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./hello: 1: Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting ")")


hi i have cross compiled the sample program (which contains simple printf statement) for ARM architecture and when i run this executable program its showing below error can some one help me in getting out of this.
./hello: 1: Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting ")")


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Old 08-29-2012, 09:58 AM   #2
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It is considered bad form to hijack a thread. You should start your own thread.
Having said that, I would suggest that you make sure your executable program really is that. What is the result of
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file ./hello
If it doesn't specifically state that it is ARM object code, then you've probably done something wrong in compiling and moving the executable to the target architecture. It sounds very much like you're trying to execute a C source file.
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[EDIT] Looks like the mods have started a new thread for you

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Old 09-02-2012, 03:49 AM   #3
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Hi madhav,
It seems like you didn't crosscompiled it correctly,please make sure that you've got an arm executable by typing 'file <executable bame>',(I got the error because my compilation was not complete,i.e, I just made an object file ,I fixed it after cross compiling it with proper option to generate executable)
 
Old 09-09-2012, 05:33 AM   #4
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ya thanks for the information, there was a minor mistake as i used -c option while compilation which resulted in generating only object file, so i was trying to execute this so i got the error.
thanks for the information.

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Madhav.
 
  


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