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Date:      Thu, 14 Feb 2002 16:55:48 -0800
From:      Terry Lambert <>
To:        "Alexander N. Kabaev" <>
Cc:        David O'Brien <obrien@FreeBSD.ORG>, "Vladimir B. Grebenschikov" <>, FreeBSD-gnats-submit@FreeBSD.ORG, current@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: ports/34908: libpng port makes bad dynamic library on -CURRENT
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"Alexander N. Kabaev" wrote:
> > This suggests a problem with the runtime-linker (rtld), not binutils.
> Actually, the bug is somewhere in the new binutils code, and I am very
> close to finding where it is exactly. The new liker fails to set
> DT_TEXTREL property in the shared library header even though its relocation
> table contains several entries which refer to the code segment. As a result,
> fails to enable writes on the text segment when relocating the
> binary and crashes with SIGBUS while processing the very first relocation
> record.

Woohoo!  He shoots, he scores!

> I still need some time in debugger to find a proper way to fix this.

My binutils-foo is rusty.  Personally, I just reverted to
the old binutils and called it a day.  8-).

-- Terry

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