How to run a C++ executable compiled on a mac with gcc on a digitalocean droplet?

Posted November 8, 2016 3.4k views
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I wrote a c++ pgm and compiled it in console with g++ and have this error: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

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You will need to recompile it on your droplet to be able to run it there. It’s telling you it was compiled to a binary format that it can’t read.

doing this now actually… thks for answering…