winevdm: can't exec

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at
Sat Aug 16 22:31:31 CDT 2003

"Dominik Strasser" <Dominik.Strasser at> wrote:

> The attached patch hacks^H^H^H^H^Hfixes this problem. Obviously, this 
> binary doesn't contain a valid PE header. OTOH it seems to be a valid 
> Windows binary (I haven't checked it myself). Maybe somebody with a more 
> deep insight into this can come up with a better fix.

>          if (( << 4) < sizeof(IMAGE_DOS_HEADER))
> -            return BINARY_DOS;
> +            return BINARY_PE_EXE;

Of course the patch is wrong. How it can be that an .exe has no a valid PE
header but it seems to be a valid PE executable? You have to investigate
what that file is in reality.


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