ProtoCiv: porting Freeciv to Python CANNED

Owen Jacobson angstrom at lionsanctuary.net
Fri Jan 16 09:15:11 CET 2004


On Fri, 16 Jan 2004 07:58:39 +0000, Andrew Dalke wrote:

> My favorite program for this is /bin/true.  On some machines it is 0
> bytes long.  It works on Unix and, with a ".bat" extension, on MS
> Windows.

[root at eidolon root]# uname -a
Linux eidolon.lionsanctuary.net 2.4.20-24.9 #1 Mon Dec 1 11:43:36 EST 2003 i686
athlon i386 GNU/Linux
[root at eidolon root]# ls -l /bin | grep true
-rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root        10172 Oct 29 06:44 true
[root at eidolon root]# ldd /bin/true
        libc.so.6 => /lib/tls/libc.so.6 (0x42000000)
        /lib/ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x40000000)

Not this machine, apparently.

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