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I once generated an executable file using g++ on a linux box. But when I try to run this executable file on another linux machine, the system said "Permission denied". However, after I re-compile the source code on this second machine and run the executable file, the program just runs fine.

Can you let me know what may be the problem?


migration rejected from Dec 31 '14 at 18:07

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closed as unclear what you're asking by psusi, Hauke Laging, jimmij, Networker, Braiam Dec 31 '14 at 18:07

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what are the permissions bits of the file? Try: chmod +x <file> –  Yves Junqueira Mar 20 '11 at 22:16
Perhaps the partition that you're trying to execute the file is mounted with the noexec flag activated? –  ierax Mar 21 '11 at 9:09
What is the output of ls -l /path/to/executable_file? –  Hauke Laging Dec 31 '14 at 17:04

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