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Old 01-30-2012, 07:43 PM   #1
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Question make seems to be corrupt


today I tried to install some new software on my slackware 13.37.
i download recordmydesktop from slackbuilds and tried to install it as usually. normally I never get problems with slackbuilds but this time I got an error.

[code]./libotr.SlackBuild: line 80: /usr/bin/make: cannot execute binary file[/quote]

On line 80 there is only make.

I also tried to install anything else from slackbuilds or a software from source but always got the same error.
I'm logged in as root.

what could be the problem? is my make corrupt?

thanks in advance
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Old 01-30-2012, 08:20 PM   #2
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Did you install the 64 bit version of make on a 32 bit system? How about the reverse?

What does "file /usr/bin/make" tell you?

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Old 01-31-2012, 11:21 AM   #3
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I'm using a 32-bit system.

sh-4.1$ file /usr/bin/make
/usr/bin/make: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, x86-64, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), stripped
Old 01-31-2012, 01:57 PM   #4
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32-bit system/ELF 64-bit doesn not compute. Warning, Will Smith...
Old 01-31-2012, 02:16 PM   #5
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I would try an
ls /var/log/packages/*x86_64*
to see what you have to substitute

can it be you set a slackware64 mirror in /etc/slackpkg/mirrors?

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Old 01-31-2012, 03:32 PM   #6
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sh-4.1$ ls /var/log/packages/*x86_64*
in /etc/slackpkg/mirrors I have just selected a current mirror.
Old 01-31-2012, 04:46 PM   #7
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Are you actually on -current or 13.37?

Don't select -current unless you're experienced.
Old 01-31-2012, 04:59 PM   #8
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I have experienced this last year while compiling some stuff. Helpful folks at the IRC pointed out that I could have updated from -current where a 64bit make was pushed and a several hours later was fixed by another update on current.

What I did was remove make and install it again via slackpkg using my mirror.

See ChangeLog on updates for make in 32 bit last November or so.
Old 01-31-2012, 05:04 PM   #9
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yes I'm on 13.37 current.

By the way I could solve the problem. I removed make an installed it again from mirror

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