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# 1  
Old 08-04-2009
Question ld: 0711-736 ERROR:

I am trying to build a code on IBM_AIX 5.3.
& getting error message as-
ld: 0711-736 ERROR: Input file $projdir/obj/ibm/5.3/new/new.o:
XCOFF64 object files are not allowed in 32-bit mode.
Error code return is 8.

Can anybody guide to resolve the error.

Thanks
# 2  
Old 08-04-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by milindb
I am trying to build a code on IBM_AIX 5.3.
[...]
Which compiler (name, version, origin) did you use?
# 3  
Old 08-04-2009
Hi,

apparently you're trying to build 64bit code on a 32bit box and that's why you get the error.

please post bootinfo -K output but I am almost sure that this is your problem and it will show up with 32. You can switch your kernel if you're root:

Code:
ln -sf /usr/lib/boot/unix_64 /unix 
ln -sf /usr/lib/boot/unix_64 /usr/lib/boot/unix 
bosboot -ad /dev/ipldevice 
shutdown -Fr

once the system is back, bootinfo -K will show you 64
# 4  
Old 08-04-2009
Thanks for your reply.
I dont have permission to run bootinfo
can you pls let me know is thr any other by which I can provide the info.
I dont have root access as well.
# 5  
Old 08-04-2009
try:
lsconf | grep -i kernel
or
prtconf | head
or
ls -l /unix
And look for a mention of 64.
# 6  
Old 08-05-2009
Thanks for all your support guys.

I am now able to resolve the error-
I have just set OBJECT_MODE variable-
export OBJECT_MODE=64(for ksh)

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