dl-load.c (ld.so) bug??

Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven at cs.kuleuven.ac.be
Wed Jun 23 23:17:42 EST 1999

On Wed, 23 Jun 1999, Kevin Puetz wrote:
> Umm... just thought of this - a segfault in __libc_start_main is the symptom
> of an old R4 binary on a glibc2.1 system... did ElectricFence not get
> updated (just a thought)? Then - if both libraries load - it segfaults when
> electricfence initializes _it's_ glibc dynamic link. One could try
> rebuilding the SRPM and see...
> Possible? Or am I on crack (don't know much about efence or glibc internals,
> so... probably the latter.)

I don't think so:

| callisto$ dpkg -s electric-fence
| Package: electric-fence
| Status: install ok installed
| Priority: standard
| Section: devel
| Installed-Size: 48
| Maintainer: Debian QA Group <debian-qa at lists.debian.org>
| Version: 2.1-1
| Depends: libc6 (>= 2.1)
| Description: A malloc(3) debugger
|  Use virtual memory hardware to detect illegal memory accesses.



Geert Uytterhoeven                     Geert.Uytterhoeven at cs.kuleuven.ac.be
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}  http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~geert/
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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