Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/11/25/00:04:48

Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 21:02:41 -0800 (PST)
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To: Donald Becker <dfbecker AT gte DOT net>, djgpp AT delorie DOT com
From: Nate Eldredge <eldredge AT ap DOT net>
Subject: Re: Quake.exe: not COFF

At 04:18  11/24/1997 -0500, Donald Becker wrote:
>My problem originated with quake but i found that the djgpp compiler has
>the same problem.
>When i first installed quake and djgpp in dos it worked fine... but when
>i went to windows and exited (even withour running programs) the files
>got messed up giving me the error: 
>  xxx.exe: not COFF
>any ideas on why this would happen?
>when i user winzip to open the djgpp zip files and run it through winzip
>they dont give me the error...
See FAQ section 6.5. Usually this is due to the files being corrupted or

Nate Eldredge
eldredge AT ap DOT net

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