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Re: BUG: exec format error: emacs


On 1/17/2020 10:33 AM, Ronald Fischer wrote:
> When trying to run `emacs`, I get
> 
>   (on zsh) : zsh: exec format error: emacs
>   (on bash): bash: /usr/bin/emacs: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

Are you sure Cygwin's emacs is the first one in your path?  Cygwin's 
/usr/bin/emacs should be a symlink:

$ ls -l /usr/bin/emacs
lrwxrwxrwx 1 kbrown-admin None 23 2019-03-21 18:11 /usr/bin/emacs -> 
/etc/alternatives/emacs*

Ken

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