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Re: [PATCH] Fix libbacktrace on prelinked shared libraries

On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 5:11 AM, Jakub Jelinek <> wrote:
> info->dlpi_addr == 0 is true for executables (but those have also
> info->dlpi_name set to ""), but not just for those, it is true also
> for successfully prelinked shared libraries or any other libraries that
> have been linked at non-zero offset and the dynamic linker managed to mmap
> them where they were prelinked resp. linked to.
> BTW, I'm surprised you aren't adding base_address (well, in fact it is
> actually not base address, but load bias, difference between load address
> and link base address) to elf_initialize_syminfo created symbol addresses,
> because all of them should be biased by the load address.
> And, elf_initialize_syminfo should ignore st_shndx == SHN_UNDEF symbols,
> those shouldn't be biased but not even entered into the table.

You're right, these are bugs.

> 2013-11-18  Jakub Jelinek  <>
>         * elf.c (phdr_callback): Process info->dlpi_addr == 0 normally.

This is OK.



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