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Re: glibc-2.1.91: segfault problem overcome via kludge
On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 12:03:30PM -0700, H . J . Lu wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 03, 2000 at 06:35:33PM -0700, Adam J. Richter wrote:
> > H. J. Lu writes:
> > >That is strange. I have made sure no DSO will be used until the end
> > >of "make install". Something must be changed. The last 3 commands of
> > >"make install" should be
> > [...]
> > The situation was stranger than that. The segmentation
> > fault actually occurred when it was trying to invoke the C compiler
> > for some reason, presumably some dependency issue. Before I reported
> > the problem, I had already succeeded in reproducing it with glibc-2.1.91
> Could someone please check why the symlink, ld-linux.so.2, is created
> during the middle of "make install"? That may kill the system. That is
> a new bug. I will take a look at it in the meantime myself.
This patch seems to do the trick. I don't know why it was not done
this way in the first place.
2000-07-04 H.J. Lu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* elf/Makefile ($(inst_slibdir)/$(rtld-version-installed-name)):
Use $(do-install-program) instead of "$(INSTALL_PROGRAM) $< $@.new".
($(inst_slibdir)/$(rtld-installed-name)): Use $(make-shlib-link)
RCS file: /work/cvs/gnu/glibc/elf/Makefile,v
retrieving revision 126.96.36.199
diff -u -p -r188.8.131.52 Makefile
--- elf/Makefile 2000/07/01 19:21:24 184.108.40.206
+++ elf/Makefile 2000/07/04 19:40:33
@@ -166,17 +166,12 @@ CPPFLAGS-dl-load.c = -I$(objpfx).
$(inst_slibdir)/$(rtld-version-installed-name): $(objpfx)ld.so $(+force)
- $(INSTALL_PROGRAM) $< $@.new
- rm -f $@ $<
- $(symbolic-link-prog) $<.new $@
- ln $<.new $<
- rm -f $@
- $(symbolic-link-prog) $(<F) $@
- rm -f $<.new
# Special target called by parent to install just the dynamic linker.