Broken executable?

user1 bqz69 at
Sat Dec 6 02:07:04 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-12-05 at 17:59 -0800, Ray Parrish wrote:
> Hello,
> I just scanned my Windows  volume from within Ubuntu with clamav, and it 
> identified several files as being broken executables. What the hell is a 
> broken executable? I've googled it to death and have found no definition 
> of the term, just references to the term in many threads here and there.
Try tags:executable broken - means to google for "executable broken"
without the " marks

> So what exactly does broken executable mean?
> My Windows installation runs fine by the way, so I'm not too sure these 
> messages mean anything, as nothing seems broken on the Windows side of 
> this box.
> Later, Ray Parrish
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