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I have a third-party software to preprocess my data (the data is recorded with the device of the third-party). This software was written for unix systems and runs without any problems on the following os: fedora, ubuntu, os x 10.5, os x 10.6, os x 10.7. Lately I bought myself the new MacBook Pro with OS X 10.8. (I have installed XQuartz and Xcode 4.4)
As in the past I copied the software into the directory /opt/ctf/bin and exported this path into my PATH.
Trying to execute one program gives me the following error msg:

-bash: /opt/ctf/bin/showTriggers: cannot execute binary file

I checked the permissions:

-rwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  ... showTriggers  

Has anyone an idea where the problem is and how I can solve that issue. What changed with os x 10.8 and yields to this error?

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closed as unclear what you're asking by Mark, jherran, Allan, patrix Apr 25 at 15:12

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What does mount report ? What are the mount options on the partition on which /opt is located ? – alecail Oct 26 '12 at 10:23
mount /dev/disk0s2 on / (hfs, local, journaled) devfs on /dev (devfs, local, nobrowse) map -hosts on /net (autofs, nosuid, automounted, nobrowse) map auto_home on /home (autofs, automounted, nobrowse) – Irreducible Oct 26 '12 at 11:03
Please run otool -L /opt/ctf/bin/showTriggers, df -i and, as Jason Salaz requested above, file /opt/ctf/bin/showTriggers and post the output. – jaume Oct 26 '12 at 12:30
Hi guys, problem semi solved, the company contacted me and apologized, told me their programmers found the problem (didnt tell me what it is/was) and are going to solve it. Anyways thanks for trying to help me. – Irreducible Oct 26 '12 at 16:36
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is unknowable what a solution is as a third party provided a broken executable – Mark Apr 25 at 10:51