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Old 07-01-2010
Finding the number of bits a executable was compiled


Can anyone tell me how to find out how many bits a c executable was compiled in?
I am trying to do some investigation of running 32bit programs in 64bit systems.
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Old 07-01-2010
Use the file command

file myprogram

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