Simple Question, Invalid Link

Jerry Zhang jerryzh168 at
Sat Sep 6 17:09:20 PDT 2014

OK, thanks. I guess I need to setup a virtual machine...

On Sep 7, 2014, at 7:54, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at> wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 6, 2014 at 7:49 PM, Jerry Zhang <jerryzh168 at> wrote:
> The error is caused by the invalid link, maybe it’s because of the gfw in China, but it doesn’t make sense to block this website…
> The host name is no longer registered with DNS. "" itself still exists but that hostname does not.
> Is there any way to install linux software in mac by the way?
> No; OS X cannot execute ELF binaries itself, and I don't think Apple provides enough kernel access to add ELF executable support. Someone would have to come up with something like Wine but for Linux ELF executables, including a layer to emulate Linux system calls.
> (If you could do this easily, neither MacPorts nor Homebrew would exist.)
> -- 
> brandon s allbery kf8nh                               sine nomine associates
> allbery.b at                                  ballbery at
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