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Old 03-25-2005, 07:51 PM   #1
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what are the executable file extensions in linux
windows Linux
.exe = ?
.dll = ?
Old 03-25-2005, 08:00 PM   #2
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Linux doesn't have extensions that will mark file can name it anything you like.
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In addition what makes a file executable are its permissions. For a program to run its executable attribute needs to be set. The following is some info on file permissions:
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hmmm... why is this thread in "networking" section?
Whatever... only Windoze is stoopid enought to recognize a file by its extension. Most linux/Mac OS/Unix/Any OSes but Win applications are bright enought to find out what is what (or if it can't it should be the user's job to tell the system).
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Old 04-04-2005, 01:54 AM   #6
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Thank guys
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.dll = .so*

* = usually


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