Infocom mystery binary
ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Wed Apr 24 00:01:19 CDT 2019
On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 9:58 PM David Griffith via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> In one of the repositories of Infocom game source code recently uploaded
> to Github, there's an executable that appears to have come from an m68k
> Unix machine of some sort. It's at
> https://github.com/historicalsource/zork-german/blob/master/zap. Over at
> intfiction.org, it was initially claimed to be from a Macintosh. Then
> I suggested it was from a pre-Sparc Sun machine. Then someone else
> suggested it was from A/UX. Does anyone know anything more conclusive?
Doing file(1) on it, I get...
$ file zap
zap: mc68k COFF object not stripped (demand paged)
I also happen to have another version (not from github)
$ file sun/zap
mc68020 demand paged dynamically linked executable not stripped
_That_ one is a Sun3 binary.
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