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Re: Help! I can't even execute my own executables any more!

On Tue, May 23, 2006 at 02:11:33PM -0400, hendrik@topoi.pooq.com wrote:
> A program I wrote and has run many many times before suddenly stopped
> running, giving "permission denied" errors.  Thinking this ight have to 
> to with the recent C++ library changes, I recompiled it.  But this did 
> not help.  I decided to strace, and get a clue what it might be trying 
> to do:
> hendrik@lovesong:~/dv/txt$ ls -l i686/
> total 184
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 hendrik hendrik  46941 2006-05-08 11:41 mtxt2ps
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 hendrik hendrik 104526 2006-04-25 06:35 parseabw
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 hendrik hendrik  31945 2006-05-23 08:57 txt
> hendrik@lovesong:~/dv/txt$ man strace
> Reformatting strace(1), please wait...
> hendrik@lovesong:~/dv/txt$  strace i686/txt
> execve("i686/txt", ["i686/txt"], [/* 26 vars */]) = -1 EACCES (Permission denied)

Are you sure that you are not trying to run it from a filesystem mounted
with a 'noexec' flag? That would produce these symptoms.

Digby R. S. Tarvin                                          digbyt(at)digbyt.com

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