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Date:      Thu, 14 Feb 2002 16:55:48 -0800
From:      Terry Lambert <tlambert2@mindspring.com>
To:        "Alexander N. Kabaev" <ak03@gte.com>
Cc:        David O'Brien <obrien@FreeBSD.ORG>, "Vladimir B. Grebenschikov" <vova@sw.ru>, FreeBSD-gnats-submit@FreeBSD.ORG, current@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: ports/34908: libpng port makes bad dynamic library on -CURRENT
Message-ID:  <3C6C5C94.FCCDE556@mindspring.com>
References:  <E16b0VK-000PUb-00@vbook.express.ru> <20020213145902.GA20062@nagual.pp.ru> <20020213070251.A5321@dragon.nuxi.com> <1013613282.51362.9.camel@vbook.express.ru> <20020213075240.A5788@dragon.nuxi.com> <20020215002259.GA15937@kanpc.gte.com>

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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,
> ld-elf.so.1 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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