R_PPC_REL24 relocation out of range

Andreas Tobler a.tobler at schweiz.ch
Wed Nov 24 00:35:38 EST 1999

Stephane GEORGES wrote:
> I am porting some code from linux Intel to linuxppc.
> My executables have a plugin notion that allow people to add
> some new functionalities to program (like photoshop plugins).
> My plugins are shared libraries whose name does not start
> with lib (like jobs.so.1.0).
> These plugins can link on common shared libraries because
> they implement the same main classes.
> My issue is that I get such an error message when the second
> plugin is beeing loaded (via dlopen)
> jobs.so.1.0: R_PPC_REL24 relocation out of range (for instance)
> If I rename my plugins adding lib in front of the name, then,
> it works correctly (libjobs.so.1.0).
> Could someone help me so that it works without the lib added
> in front of the shared library name ?
> Does ld have special options so that it works ?
> (I have glibc-2.1.1-6c and my kernel is a 2.2.13).
> The same code works correctly on my linux Intel (with same
> version of glibc).

Which version of binutils are you working with? Maybe a newer version

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