xfce4-terminal not executable?

John Found johnfound at asm32.info
Wed Jul 26 08:23:44 CEST 2017

On Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:21:25 +0200
Simon Marchi <simon.marchi at polymtl.ca> wrote:

> Is it possible that with the update to your distro, the executables 
> started to be built as position-independent (PIE)?  IIRC, binaries built 
> this way have the ELF type "shared object", not sure why.  For example, 
> on Ubuntu 17.04 they are but on Ubuntu 16.04 they aren't:

Yes, this seems to be the problem:

$file /usr/bin/xfce4-terminal 
/usr/bin/xfce4-terminal: ELF 64-bit LSB shared object

$xxd -s 0x10 -l 1 /usr/bin/xfce4-terminal 
00000010: 03

So, I will ask on the Manjaro forum and probably WINE mailing list. 


John Found <johnfound at asm32.info>

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