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Re: Problem with sed, Exec format error.

On Sun, Oct 26, 2003 at 06:05:14PM -0500, Bijan Soleymani wrote:
> bojan@blis.dyndns.org (Bojan Baros) writes:
> > I was wondering if anyone could give me a hand.  I think it might have
> > with the fact that it is a 64 bit, while everything else in the /bin is
> > 32 bit.  I did not explicitly ask for any 64 bit installation with the
> > apt-get, so I am unsure where the problem is.
> A simple solution would be to download the correct sed package and use
> dpkg to install it:
> dpkg -i sed-package-name.deb
> If that fails then extract the files from the package and copy the
> file sed to /bin/sed:
> dpkg -x sed-package-name ./
> cp ./bin/sed /bin/
> Hope that helps,
> -- 
> Bijan Soleymani <bijan@psq.com>
> http://www.crasseux.com

Thank you for your help.

I followed your suggestion, and downloaded the previous version of sed,
then ran dpkg -i.  Worked perfectly.  Someone already reported the bug,
and it is SPARC only bug.


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